INDIA'S PM PROUD DESPITE MOON LANDING SETBACK

INDIA WOULD HAVE BEEN THE FOURTH NATION TO MAKE A SOFT LANDING ON THE MOON.

CHANDRAYAAN-2 WAS ABOUT TO LAND NEAR THE MOON'S SOUTH POLE WHEN CONTACT WITH THE CRAFT WAS LOST.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his country's space scientists he was proud of a programme that had come so near to putting a probe on the Moon.
The country's first Moon mission - Chandrayaan-1, in 2008 - carried out the first and most detailed search for water on the lunar surface using radars.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his country's space scientists he was proud of a programme that had come so near to putting a probe on the Moon. Contact with Chandrayaan-2 was lost moments before its Vikram module...

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