Chandrayaan-3: India’s Lunar Mission

Jul 15, 2023

India’s space exploration endeavors have been gaining significant momentum over the years, with each mission pushing the boundaries of scientific knowledge and technological advancements. One such mission is Chandrayaan-3, the country’s third lunar exploration mission. Following the success of Chandrayaan-1 and Chandrayaan-2, India’s space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), is all set to embark on another thrilling journey to the moon. In this article, we will delve into the details of Chandrayaan-3, its objectives, and the impact it could have on India’s space program.

Chandrayaan-3: The Mission Overview

Chandrayaan-3 is India’s second attempt at landing a rover on the lunar surface, following the partial success of Chandrayaan-2. The mission aims to build upon the achievements of its predecessor and overcome the challenges encountered during Chandrayaan-2’s landing phase.
India on Friday launched Chandrayaan-3, its third mission to the moon, with the aim of soft-landing on the surface of Earth’s only natural satellite. It consists of Lander and Rover configuration. It will be launched by LVM3 from SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota.
A successful landing would make India the fourth country after the United States, China and the erstwhile USSR to achieve this rare feat.

Mission objectives

  1. To demonstrate Rover roving on the moon.
  2. To demonstrate Safe and Soft Landing on Lunar Surface.
  3. To conduct in-situ scientific experiments.