Chandrayaan-2 Launch: Countdown for Indias Mission to the Moon Begins; Lift-off at 2.43 pm

A 20-hour countdown began at 6.43 pm Sunday for the launch of Chandrayaan-2, scheduled at 2.43 pm Monday. Scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will have a window of only a few minutes to launch Indias first exploratory mission to the Moon, making it necessary that all operations in the run-up to lift-off are conducted with extreme precisio more