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Chandrayaan 2: 8th class boy to witness historic moon landing with PM Modi

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 2 September 2019, 16:27 IST

Chandrayaan-2 is just a week away to make a historic landing on moon and Indians are quite excited to watch the another biggest achievement of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

To watch the landing of Chandrayaan 2, sixty students have been selected across the country who will witness this great moment of the country along with PM Modi. As per the reports of IANS, Chinmay Choudhary, class VIII student of DAV school also selected from Jharsuguda, Odisha to view the live landing of Chandrayaan 2 on the surface of the moon along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Chinmay told IANS, “I have given the exam online. It consisted of 20 questions required to be completed in 10 minutes. The questions were pertaining to rocket, satellite, heavenly bodies etc.”

Notably, ISRO has allowed sixty students to witness India’s second lunar mission success. These sixty students got selected from all over the country after winning the space quiz that was started for the mission.

As per the reports, Chinmay along with 59 students will be watching the landing on the moon on September 7 at 01:55 am at Indian Space Research Centre headquarters in Bengaluru.

Meanwhile, on 2nd September Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter at 1:15 pm IST.


Now, Chandrayaan -2 is just a week away from its much-awaited landing on the South pole of Moon.

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First published: 2 September 2019, 16:21 IST