10 Amazing Facts about Chandrayaan-3
ISRO launched 3rd lunar mission successfully on 14 July 2023. here are 10 amazing facts about Chandrayaan-3
Chandrayaan-3 is the next mission after Chandrayaan-2, which aims to land safely and explore the moon's surface.
Chandrayaan-3 consists of
a lander, a rover and a propulsion module.
India’s first lunar mission Chadrayaan-1 has conducted In 2008.
The spacecraft was launched by the Launch Vehicle Mark-III (LVM3), and carries a lander and a rover.
Chandrayaan-3 total weight is 3,900 kg. The propulsion module weighs 2,148 kg, and the lander and the rover weigh 1,752 kg.
Total Cost of Chandrayaan-3 is around Rs 615 crore.
The lander will touch down on the lunar surface with a horizontal velocity of less than 0.5 metre per second.
Chandrayaan-3 is scheduled to touch down on the moon on August 23 after a voyage that will last more than 40 days.
Bahubali Rocket -
The GSLV Mark 3 heavy-lift launch vehicle is used in this mission.
According to NASA, the USSR, the US, China, and Israel are the only nations in the world to have attempted to land on the Moon.