AMAZING FACTS ABOUT CHANDRAYAAN

7 FACTS ABOUT CHANDRAYAAN YOU MUST KNOW

Published By Livemint | 23 Aug, 2023
Chandrayaan-3 is the follow-up mission of 2019's Chandrayaan-2 Mission which was partially successful, as per ISRO
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Before landing of Chandrayaan on Moon, we must know these 7 facts about it
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Module of lander

 The lander module of Chandrayaan-3, a comprising Vikram lander and Rover Pragyan, will soft-land on the Moon on August 23 evening
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Exploration of Moon's surface

As per ISRO's website, the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft will measure the near-surface plasma density and its changes with time

Lunar Surface

The lunar surface near-polar region's thermal properties will be carried out by Chandrayaan -3

Aim of lunar Mission

No country has ever attempted a soft landing on the Moon’s little-explored south pole. The success of this mission will open new chapters for India

Specialised Rover

The six-wheeled lander and rover module of Chandrayaan-3 is configured with payloads that would provide data on the properties of lunar soil and rocks
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Vikram lander is equipped with 4 instruments to detect monoquakes, study plasma environment, study heat movement and understand gravitional interaction 
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Lunar missions

India’s previous two lunar missions are counted as orbiters and not landing missions