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Business News/ Science / Aditya L1 launch: 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' Crowd at Sriharkota chant as India’s maiden solar mission lifts off. Watch
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Aditya L1 launch: 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' Crowd at Sriharkota chant as India’s maiden solar mission lifts off. Watch

Aditya L1 launch: PSLV-C57.1 rocket carrying Aditya-L1 orbiter successfully launched by ISRO.

Aditya L1, India's maiden solar mission, launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR in SriharikotaPremium
Aditya L1, India's maiden solar mission, launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR in Sriharikota

The PSLV-C57.1 rocket carrying the Aditya-L1 orbiter successfully lifted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 11.50 am on Saturday. The successful launch of the maiden solar mission of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) came on the heels of the historic lunar landing mission — Chandrayaan-3.

After the successful launch, the crowd gathered at Sriharikota chanted 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' as ISRO's PSLV rocket carrying Aditya L-1 successfully took off.

Aditya L1 Launch Successful Live Updates

People in large numbers had gathered at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota to witness launch of ISRO's solar mission Aditya L-1. People who gathered at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR shared their experience and described it an ‘unforgettable moment.’

While speaking to news agency ANI, people gathered said, “We have come from Mumbai to witness this. It was an unforgettable moment for us. This (Aditya L-1) is going to be marvellous. It is a wonderful feeling that we are giving competition to space agencies like NASA and others. We are really excited..."

Also Read: Aditya L-1 Mission: What next after the successful launch?

The PSLV-C57.1 rocket carrying the Aditya-L1 orbiter lifted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 11.50 am today. This successful launch of ISRO’s maiden solar mission came on the heels of the historic lunar landing mission Chandrayaan-3.

Also Read: In Pics: ISRO's Aditya L1 takes off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre

With this, India inched one step closer to the completion of its maiden Solar expedition. ISRO's trusted PSLV will carry the Aditya L1 mission on a 125-day voyage to the Sun.

The Aditya L1 spacecraft will stay in Earth's orbit for sixteen days. After four months of journey, the satellite will be placed on the L1 point in the halo orbit around the Sun.

Aditya L1 is designed to provide remote observations of the Solar corona and conduct in-situ observations of the Solar wind at L1 (Sun-Earth Lagrangian point), which is about 1.5 million kilometres from the Earth.

(With inputs from agencies)

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Published: 02 Sep 2023, 01:03 PM IST
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