Here is a timeline of India's historic lunar mission, Chandrayaan 2, the spacecraft which is a composite module mission consisting of an orbiter, lander and rover.
These six key figures are behind the GSLV MkIII which carries Chandrayaan 2 to its designated orbit.
Chandrayaan-2, India's most ambitious second lunar mission, will shed light on a completely unexplored section of the Moon -- its South Polar region.
The second leg of India's prestigious lunar mission will see a few firsts and milestones in the history of the ISRO's space programme. Read more here
The 415.6-tonne GSLV rocket measuring 49.1 metre tall is scheduled to blast off on Thursday at 4.56 p.m. from the second launch pad in Sriharikota, 105 km from here.
India’s workhorse PSLV will carry 30 co-passenger satellites, of which 28 are from Canada, Finland, France, Republic of Korea, the UK and US. The remaining two co-passengers are desi payloads built by ISRO, including a 100 kg micro-satellite and 11 kg nano satellite.