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Chandrayaan-2: India’s moon landing

India is on its way back to the moon, with an orbiter and rover to land in September. We look at the tech.

The Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, succeeded this week in getting its latest lunar lander into earth orbit. A new mobile money platform mGurush launches in South Sudan. In London young developers compete for a prestigious award, and in New Zealand a simple app offers security for lonely situations.

(Photo: Indian Space Research Organisation orbiter vehicle Chandrayaan-2 launch. Credit: ISRO HANDOUT © European Photopress Agency)

Producer: Alex Mansfield

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Sat 27 Jul 2019 15:32GMT