Tag: Chandrayaan-3

Chandrayaan-3 will be launched in the first half of 2021: Jitendra Singh 

According to the Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Jitendra Singh, a possible schedule for the launch of Chandrayaan-3is planned to be implemented in the first half of 2021. Key Points: The preparation of Chandrayaan-3 has been done by taking lessons from the previously launched Chandrayaan-2, a Moon mission which was launched in 2019, in which the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO)’s Vikram Lander lost contact following a hard landing on the Moon’s surface.

Chandrayaan-2 director out of 3rd Moon mission

M Vanitha, who was the project director for Chandrayaan-2, is no longer going to be retained in the Chandrayaan-3 team. Ritu Karidhal, whose team was responsible for the mission, continues to be mission director for Chandrayaan-3. Vanitha has been replaced by P.Veeramuthuvel from ISRO headquarters.