Indian Space Research Organisation sources told UNI, there was a minor glitch initially which was soon rectified and the final countdown began. All parameters were being checked for the launch scheduled for 0620 hrs on Wednesday.
The fully assembled Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C11) was moved to the second launch pad from the Vehicle Assembly Building on October 18 with a host of scientists launching a sequence rehearsal on Sunday morning. The sequence rehearsal went as planned.
If the weather turns out to be fine, the 44.4 metre tall PSLV-C11, would blast off from the sophisticated second launch pad as scheduled on the morning of October 22 to put Chandrayaan-I in orbit.The mission will carry 11 instruments, including five from India and six foreign ones, to the lunar surface for various studies and also investigate the presence of chemicals, minerals and search for water