6 Things That Cost More Than ISRO’S Chandrayaan-2
India's Chandrayaan 2 mission costs ₹978 crore.
Chandrayaan-2 is the second lunar exploration mission developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), after Chandrayaan-1. It was a moment of pride for the nation as the Chandrayaan 2 made its way towards the moon. The mission was launched on its course to the Moon from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre on 22 July 2019 at 2.43 PM IST by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III)
“The total cost of the Chandrayaan-2 mission is about $124 million, which includes a $31 million price tag for the launch and $93 million for the satellite. The cost is less than half of the budget of Hollywood blockbuster “Avengers Endgame”, which had an estimated budget of $356 million,” says Sputnik.
India’s second lunar exploration mission Chandrayaan 2 costs ₹978 crore. But there are many things around the world that cost more than it. This effort by Indian scientists to pull off the mission at such a low cost has left many baffled and proud too. Here we share with you certain things that cost more than our Chandrayaan 2.
Here are the 6 things that cost more than Chandrayaan- 2:
1. Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa is the tallest tower in the world and it’s one of the top attractions to visit in Dubai. It was known as the Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration in 2010. The cost of Burj Khalifa is $1.5 billion much more than our Chandrayaan.
2. Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. It is the world’s most famous painting, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world. It costs a whopping $100 million.
3. Avengers Endgame
Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures the movie garnered much love from fans and made records at the box-office too But do you know that it was made at the cost of 35.6 crores USD.
4. India’s Statue of Unity
The Statue of Unity is a colossal statue of Indian statesman and independence activist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He was the first Home Minister of independent India. This statue is a patriotic symbol of the legacy of a man who spent his life in the struggle for freedom. It was made at a cost of $430 million.
5. Election campaign 2019
TheThe 2019 Indian general election was held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The cost of the campaign that led to the win of BJP was approx Rs. 60,000 crore.
A James Cameron directorial Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film. The epic action-adventure went on to create records at the box-office. The theatrical delight was made at $237 million.