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ISRO shares 1st photos of Earth taken by Chandrayaan-2

Sep 06, 2019 12:47 IST

The Indian Space Research Organisation's Chandrayaan-2 has sent first pictures of Earth as viewed in space. In a series of tweets, ISRO shared the Earth's pictures clicked by LI4 Camera of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lander on August 3. In a giant leap for the country's space programme, three-stage rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 which has been nicknamed Bahubali launched the spacecraft into the Earth's orbit on July 22 from the spaceport in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota.

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