Chandrayaan-3: To be launched on July 14, Everything you want to know about the mission

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Chandrayaan-3

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has completed the launch rehearsal for Chandrayaan-3, meticulously simulating the 24-hour preparation process. On July 5, ISRO seamlessly integrated the encapsulated assembly of Chandrayaan-3 with the LVM3 launch vehicle at Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The highly anticipated mission is set to launch from Sriharikota on July 14.. Here is a comprehensive overview of the essential details of this upcoming launch.


Where will Chandrayaan-3 be launched?     

ISRO made an announcement last week regarding the launch of Chandrayaan-3 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. ISRO announced via a tweet that the LVM3-M4/Chandrayaan-3 mission is scheduled to launch from SDSC, Sriharikota, on July 14, 2023, at 2:35 pm IST.

 

  • How to watch Online

On Friday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) invited citizens to witness the launch at the view gallery in SDSC-SHAR, Sriharikota. You can visit the official YouTube channel to watch online. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw5hEVOTfz_AfzsNFWyNlNg

 

  • The mission goals of Chandrayaan-3 include:
  • To demonstrate a safe and soft landing on Lunar Surface
  • To demonstrate Rover roving on the Moon 
  • To conduct in-situ scientific experiments

ISRO states that Chandrayaan comprises an indigenous Lander module (LM), Propulsion module (PM), and Rover. Its primary objective is to develop and showcase new technologies essential for interplanetary missions. The Lander is designed to execute a soft landing at a predetermined lunar site and deploy the Rover. The Rover’s main task will be to conduct an in-situ chemical analysis of the lunar surface while moving across the terrain.