- Chandrayaan 3 is the follow-up attempt after the Chandrayaan-2.
- The prestigious Chandrayaan 3 will be inserted into the Lunar Transfer Trajectory.
- The soft landing is expected to happen on August 23.
July 14 will be marked as the prestigious day for the country as ISRO has successfully launched the prestigious Chandrayaan 3. The scientist did everything according to the planning and the GSLV Mark 3 (LVM 3) heavy-lift launch vehicle lifted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at the scheduled time.
The journey of Chandrayaan 3 from Earth to the moon is estimated to take about a month and it is expected that the landing will be happening on August 23. Upon landing, the mission will be operating for one lunar day and the same is approximately 14 Earth days. One day on the Moon is equal to 14 days on Earth.
Having said that, Chandrayaan 3 is the third lunar exploration mission of the country and the same is also making India the fourth country after US, China, and Russia, to land its spacecraft on the surface of the moon.
It is worth mentioning that the latest Chandrayaan 3 is the follow-up attempt after the Chandrayaan-2 mission faced challenges during its soft landing in 2019. The new Chandrayaan 3 will be inserted into the Lunar Transfer Trajectory and the same is covering a distance of over 300,000 km. The instruments which are on the board will be learning the surface of the Moon and enhancing our knowledge.
The latest Chandrayaan 3 is having a lander along with a rover and the same is also having a propulsion module. It weighs around 3,900 kilograms.
So let’s wait for the successful soft landing and share your excitement for this proud moment in the comments section below.
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