NEW DELHI, India

Undeterred by problems last summer, India will aim to launch its third lunar mission by 2021, the head of the country’s space agency said on Wednesday.

In a news conference reported by Press Trust of India, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan said work on the country’s third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, was on and the launch may shift to next year.

“All activities related to the third lunar mission are going on smoothly. It will also have a lander, rover and a propulsion module like its predecessor,” he added.

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