Images Of India's "Bahubali" Rocket That Will Launch Chandrayaan-2
NDTV Published on Jul 11, 2019
The first images of India's heaviest rocket, referred to as "Bahubali", have been released by the ISRO just days before it ferries India's Chandrayaan-2 into space.India's most ambitious space mission yet, Chandrayaan-2, which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, will be launched on July 15 at 2:51 am. President Ram Nath Kovind will be at Sriharikota to witness the midnight launch. In the first pictures that have been released by the ISRO, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk 3) or "Bahubali" can be seen majestically standing on the launch pad. The 640 tonne rocket is as high as a 15 storey building and it will loft the 3.8 tonne satellite on its journey to the moon.