Countdown begins for Chandrayaan-3
Chandrayaan-3, India’s most ambitious moon mission yet, is set to launch in 2020. The mission will include a lander and rover, and will be the first to explore the south pole of the moon. New Delhi: India is all set to make history. The third attempt to reach the lunar surface is already underway. ISRO […]
Chandrayaan-3, India’s most ambitious moon mission yet, is set to launch in 2020. The mission will include a lander and rover, and will be the first to explore the south pole of the moon.
New Delhi: India is all set to make history. The third attempt to reach the lunar surface is already underway. ISRO has already started the 24-hour countdown for Chandrayaan-3’s journey to the moon. Spacecraft ready for launch from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Chandrayaan-3 mission will start from Satish Dhawan Space Center at 2:35:17 on Friday. However, before this, a team of ISRO scientists visited the Tirupati temple to pray for the success of Chandrayaan-3. At the Chandrayaan-3 temple, a miniature replica of the spacecraft is worshiped by the faithful. The spacecraft is seen as a symbol of India’s space program and its many accomplishments.
Odisha has a great role to play in India’s journey to the moon. The Central Tool Room and Training Center in Bhubaneswar has manufactured many of the equipment used in the Chandrayaan-3 campaign. All these instruments have been used in the Chandrayaan-3 lander, rover and spacecraft.
Hundreds of technicians of the Center for Telecommunication and Technology Collaboration (CTTC) have worked hard for the last two years to build essential equipment. Similarly, CTTC has made mechanical dynamic tuned gyros, RGPD, launching components, 23 types of valves, glass mission processor tower place, laser gyro and sent it to ISRO.
The lander of Chandrayaan-3 is being prepared with special technology that will allow it to land on the moon’s south pole. It will take 40 to 45 days to reach the moon. Once it has landed successfully, the rover will search for signs of life, looking specifically for water.
After 2008, 2019 is a momentous year for the moon campaign. This is the year when the country will cross the milestone of becoming the fourth country to land on the moon, after USA, China, and Russia. The countrymen are eagerly waiting for the moment when the triangle will be waved on the surface of the moon.