ISRO successfully launched Chandrayaan-2 into Earth’s orbit today, a week after the scheduled launch.
The world’s eyes were on India today owing to the launch of the Chandrayaan-2, India’s second lunar exploration mission.
Here is how media from across the world reacted to the successful launch.
#Chandrayaan2 will travel for two months before positioning itself above the moon. From there, the lander will separate from the main vessel and gently land on the moon’s surface near its South Pole. https://t.co/dTKi0q0sfh— CNN (@CNN) July 22, 2019
2. Gulf News
And we have liftoff! India just launched the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft in an attempt to reach the south pole of the moon after an aborted effort last week https://t.co/Ry6Cz5aH6t pic.twitter.com/iwXbJT2GAf— Bloomberg (@business) July 22, 2019
4. The New York Times
India is on its way to the moon. “The mission has been successfully accomplished!” blared a message from loudspeakers at mission control. https://t.co/tKBwKO0Hyv— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 22, 2019
5. The Washington Post
6. The Guardian
India’s Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch https://t.co/sItomMafh4— The Guardian (@guardian) July 22, 2019
7. Huffington Post
The world is celebrating the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2, as we all wait with baited breath for the historic landing. If successful, India will become the 4th country to have successfully pulled off a soft lunar landing.