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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHANDRAYAAN 3

Published By Livemint | 14 Jul, 2023

Chandrayaan 3

India's 3rd lunar exploration mission set for launch at 2:35 pm on Friday
Credit : PTI

'Fat boy' LVM 3

Mission will take-off on the 4th operation mission of LVM 3 rocket, fondly called as fatboy by ISRO scientists
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Chandrayaan-3 composition

Chandrayaan-3 consists of 3 modules: Propulsion, lander and rover
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How much it weighs?

The spacecraft will weigh 3900 kg: propulsion module-2148 kg, lander including rover-1752 kg

CHANDRAYAAN-2

Its predecessor failed to make a smooth landing , other aspects of the mission were successful
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What's different this time?

One difference is that the landing will be tracked fromĀ Isro Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (Istrac)
Credit : ANI

Chandrayaan-3 objectives

Demonstrate safe landing, rover operations on the moon. Conduct in-situ experiments on the lunar surface
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Vikram lander

Carry 4 payloads: 1st will study moonquakes, 2nd will study heat flow, 3rd will focus on plasma environment, 4th will measure Earth-Moon distance
Credit : ISRO