“Lost Indian economy”: ISRO’s question on what Chandrayaan 2 ‘will find on the Moon’ evokes hilarious response on Twitter


The ISRO recently announced that its ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 was about to land on the moon as it had ‘gone further than its predecessor Chandrayaan 1.’ It also asked Twitter users their thoughts on what exactly the country’s lunar mission will discover on the moon during this expedition.

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It wrote, “#Chandrayaan2 has officially gone further than its predecessor Chandrayaan 1! What do you think it will find on the Moon? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!”

Soon, ISRO’s timeline was flooded with suggestions and quirky replies with many users sharing their jokes on the question posed by the Indian Space Research Organisation. While some wrote that Chandrayaan 2 will finally discover the ‘lost Indian economy, others had their own quirky take on the topic.

The Indian economy plunged into a deep crisis on Friday after the latest data showed that the Indian GDP had grown by only 5% in the first quarter of the financial year 2019-20. This growth was said to be the lowest in six years.

Meanwhile, the ISRO has said that the ‘fourth Lunar bound orbit maneuver for Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft was performed successfully on Friday. “The duration of the maneuver was 1155 seconds. The orbit achieved is 124 km x 164 km. All spacecraft parameters are normal. The next Lunar bound orbit maneuver is scheduled on September 01, 2019 between 1800 – 1900 hrs IST,” the update from the ISRO said.

Chandrayaan 2 entered the lunar orbit and is expected to land on the moon on 7 September. The spacecraft had on 20 August, made its landing on the moon on 7 September more realistic. The ISRO had also shared a picture of the moon.