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ISRO Chief affirms Chandrayaan-II landing site

ISRO Chief affirms Chandrayaan-II landing site: Rover will burn through 14 days on moon

ISRO Chief affirms Chandrayaan-II landing site: Rover will burn through 14 days on moon

Space devotees around the nation are getting goosebumps as ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan affirmed that they have distinguished two landing locales on the lunar surface for the Chandrayaan-II. The mission will convey a lunar orbiter, a lander and a wanderer, all created by India.

KEY FACTS ABOUT CHANDRAYAAN-II MISSION OF ISRO

  • This is the second moon mission for ISRO, first being Chandrayaan-I
  • ISRO is intending to dispatch the orbiter in April
  • The dispatch site of the mission will be Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh
  • The rocket to take the Chandrayaan-II into space will be GSLV Mk II
  • GSLV Mk II is the substantial payload lifter of the ISRO
  • The heaviness of the Chandrayaan-II is 3,290 kg
  • The six-wheeled meanderer will move around the arrival site on moon in a semi-self-governing mode
  • It will be coordinated by the ground summons

THE MISSION ON THE MOON

  • It will take maybe a couple a long time for the orbiter to achieve its assigned place around the moon
  • After the orbiter achieves its assigned place in the lunar circle, the lander will leave from it alongside the meanderer
  • Following a controlled fall, the lander will delicate arrive on the lunar surface at the recommended site and place the meanderer at first glance
  • The meanderer will burn through 14 days on the lunar surface
  • It will cover a separation of 150-200 km on the moon directing tests and sending information back to earth

Aphorism OF THE MOON MISSION

The instruments on the meanderer will watch the lunar surface when it will stroll on the moon. These instruments will likewise play out an on location synthetic examination. The information will be sent back to earth through the Chandrayaan-II orbiter (meanderer will send the information to the orbiter and the orbiter will send it back to earth) to break down the lunar soil.

HOW CHANDRAYAAN-II MISSION IS DIFFERENT FROM THE CHANDRAYAAN-I MISSION

Chandrayaan-II is ISRO’s second mission to the moon. In 2008, while the principal mission conveyed just Chandrayaan orbiter and the Moon Impact test, this mission will have a lander and a meanderer separated from the orbiter. The moon mission of 2018 will be ISRO’s endeavor to get a more sensitive and close up take a gander at the lunar surface.

(This Story originating from INDIATODAY)

Sanjay Bhagat

The author Sanjay Bhagat

Sanjay Bhagat is a news author in various news category and has worked on local newspapers.

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