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Two female scientists Ritu Kridhal and Vanitha to head Indias 2nd Moon mission Chandrayaan-2

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Two female scientists Ritu Kridhal and Vanitha to head Indias 2nd Moon mission Chandrayaan-2

Two female scientists Ritu Kridhal and Vanitha to head Indias 2nd Moon mission Chandrayaan-2

16 June 2019 Current Affairs:

For the first time, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has appointed two women scientists - Ritu Karidhal (as mission director) and Muthayya Vanitha (as project director) - to head the India's second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2.
ISRO Chairman K Sivan announced that close to 30 percent of the ISRO team working on Chandrayaan 2 are women.
Ritu Karidhal was referred as the 'Rocket Woman of India'. She became famous with the launch of the Mars Orbiter Mission where she was the deputy operations director.
Muthayya Vanitha received the Best Woman Scientist award in 2006 by the Astronomical Society of India.
About Chandrayaan-2:
Chandrayaan-2 is India's second mission to explore moon after Chandrayaan-1.
Developed by: ISRO
The Chandrayaan-2 mission is scheduled to launch on July 15.
The project cost is close to Rs 1,000 crore with the involvement of close to 600 industries and 15 academia collaboration.

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