India's first manned mission by 2020

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India's first manned mission by 2020
Salem, Jan 13: Encouraged by the successful launch of Chandrayan-I in 2008, October, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) wants to undertake the country's first manned moon mission by 2020.

M Annadurai, the project director of Chandrayaan-I on Sunday, Jan 11 said that the ISRO proposed to undertake the country's first manned moon mission by 2020 following the success of Chandrayaan-I.

The Chandrayaan-II mission is expected to be undertaken within a couple of years followed by Chandrayaan-III, Annadurai revealed. He informed that the Chandrayaan-I mission is sending considerable amount of data and scientists are busy analysing it. Several countries have approached India to set up a common lunar research centre for conducting various studies, the director added.

ANI

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