Bhubaneswar: Greater than two years after technical glitch that led to failure of India’s formidable Moon mission, the nation is about to launch Chandrayan-3 this yr.
The Division of Area has launched the timeline for launch of Chandrayan-3.
In a written reply to questions on delay of the Moon mission within the Lok Sabha, the Division of Area instructed the Parliament that the Chandrayan-3 venture is underway and it’s scheduled for launch in August, 2022.
Over the rationale behind the continual delay of the mission, Union Minister of Science & Expertise, Dr. Jitendra Singh mentioned, “Reprioritisation of initiatives has taken place within the backdrop of house sector reforms and newly launched demand-driven fashions.”
The Chandrayaan-3 mission was slated to launch in 2021. Nonetheless, the lunar spacecraft was delayed resulting from Covid pandemic.
ISRO deliberate for the third Moon mission two years after failure of Chandrayan-2 in 2019. In keeping with ISRO’s inner report, Vikram Lander crash-landed on the Moon’s floor resulting from software program glitch.