India’s first moon mission scheduled on Wednesday
India’s first unmanned lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan-1, is scheduled to blast off aboard an Indian-built rocket at 6:20 a.m. (0050 GMT) on Wednesday. This is the world’s 68th mission. The world’s first moon mission was by the then Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on Jan 2, 1959. Russia, United States , China, Japan and European Space Agency are the only countries already sent spacecrafts to moon.