Bhubaneswar, September 21 (LocalWire): Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan told reporters here today that the Chandrayaan-2 mission was 98% successful.
He was speaking to the media on the sidelines of eighth convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar.
“The final decision regarding the launch of Gangayaan programme will be taken next year,” he said, adding that the factors that led to the severing of contact from the lander (Vikram) to the ground stations are being examined.
“The Chandrayana-2 space mission involved scientific and technological aspects and features. The scientific aspect of the mission was a success, while technologically it underwent glitch somewhere,” the ISRO head said.