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Chandrayaan-3 Launched: Chandrayaan-3 took off, PM Modi said – a new chapter in India’s space travel

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Chandrayaan-3 Launched.

India launched the Chandrayaan-3 mission today, 3 years, 11 months and 23 days after the launch of Chandrayaan-2. Chandrayaan-3 took off from ISRO’s Satish Dhawan Space Center at around 2.35 pm via LVM3-M4 rocket. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called it a new chapter in India’s space travel.

Thousands of people watched the launch live from the launch view gallery at the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, while crores of Indians felt this moment of pride watching the launch online.

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India will become the fourth space superpower!

ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 mission could not be successful in 2019 due to some technical glitch. But this time India has high hopes from ISRO Chandrayaan-3. If this moon mission of India is successful, India will become the fourth country after America, Russia and China to do so.

New chapter in India’s space journey: PM Modi

After the successful launch of Chandrayaan-3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, ‘Chandrayaan-3 wrote a new chapter in India’s space journey. It has soared high lifting the dreams and ambitions of every Indian. This important achievement is a testimony to the tireless dedication of our scientists. I salute his spirit and talent.

Rs 615 crore budget

According to a PTI report, the budget of Chandrayaan-3 is around Rs 615 crore. The cost of Chandrayaan-2 sent about 4 years ago was also Rs 603 crore. Although about 375 crore rupees were spent on its launching.

Will land on the moon after 40 days, what will he do?

Under the Chandrayaan-3 mission, after about 40 days i.e. on 23 or 24 August, the lander and rover will land on the Moon’s South Pole. Both of them will do experiments on the moon for about 14 days.

Chandrayaan’s propulsion module will study the radiations coming from the Earth by staying in the Moon’s orbit. Through this mission, ISRO will find out how seismic the lunar surface is; Along with this, soil and dust will also be studied.

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