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Why ISRO cancelled Chandrayaan-2 launch: Report from Sriharikota

Less than an hour before lift off, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) called off India's second mission to Moon, Chandrayaan-2 onboard GSLVMkIII-M1. The countdown to the launch was stopped 56 minutes and 24 seconds before the scheduled lift-off at 2.51 am following the announcement from the Mission Control Centre. The space agency has cited ‘technical snag’ as the reason behind its move to call off the dream project.

Updated : 15 July 2019, 08:53 AM