The 51.70-metre tall rocket GSLV-F10/EOS-03 successfully lifted off from the second launch pad at the spaceport as planned at 05.43 hrs soon after the 26-hour countdown concluded.
Along with Brazil's Amazonia-1, the other 18 satellites include four IN-SPACe and 14 of ISRO's commercial arm, NewSpace India.
PSLV-C51 lifted off from the first launchpad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), over 100 km from Chennai, at around 10.24 am.
Ritu Karidhal Srivastava who was deputy operation director for 'Mangalyan'- Mars Mission-is the mission director for Chandrayaan-2.
Indian space odyssey have come a long way to ferrying foreign satellites, launching moon and Mars orbiters, and now planning to land on the Moon.
At exactly 2.43 p.m., the Rs 375 crore GSLV-Mk III rocket began its ascent into space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
The Rs 978 crore mission, which has been rescheduled for Monday after scientists corrected the glitch in the rocket, will be launched at 2.43 p.m from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
The Chandrayaan-2 mission was aborted 56 minutes and 24 seconds before the lift-off early Monday. ISRO said a 'technical snag' was observed in the launch vehicle system and the mission was called off for now.
The GSAT-7A satellite for the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be carried aboard a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II) that will lift-off on Wednesday evening.
"Within the next six months, 10 satellite missions and eight launch vehicle missions would be launched - one every two weeks," ISRO Chairman K. Sivan said.
The 'Cartosat-2 Series' satellite and 29 others will be inserted into a 505-kilometre sun-synchronous orbit after about seventeen and a half minutes since its liftoff.
The launch vehicle PSLV-C39 used the 'XL' variant, of PSLV equipped with six strap-ons, each carrying 12 tons of propellant.
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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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