Chandrayaan-3 launch likely to take place in early 2021: Jitendra Singh

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Chandrayaan-3 will be a mission repeat of Chandrayaan-2 and will include a Lander and Rover similar to that of Chandrayaan-2, but will not have an orbiter.

While the minister has not revealed the launch date, it is likely that ISRO may launch "Chandrayaan 3" by March 2021. "Nevertheless, the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown have hit a number of of ISRO" s tasks and delayed missions like Chandrayaan-Three.

Notably, although the contact has been lost with Chandrayaan-2's lander and rover, the orbiter is still doing its job and orbiting the Moon on a polar orbit at an altitude of 100 km, conducting high-resolution observations of the landing site prior to the separation of the lander from the orbiter. But the lander Vikram made a tough touchdown on September 7 and in his first try, India's dream of touching the floor of the Earth's satellite tv for pc was shattered.

Analysis of lunar laser data shows that the Moon has a fluid core. The data reviewed in a Science Advances paper by Shuai Li of the University of Hawaii has studied the facts from Chandrayaan-1's Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument (M3).

New Delhi:Disclosing this here today, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and MoS Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that ISRO's maiden mission to the Moon has sent images which show that Moon may be rusting along the poles.

Brawn again calls for reverse-grid race after Monza "excitement"
Behind him, Bottas struggled to depart and dropped to sixth on the opening lap as Sainz and Norris took second and third. Hamilton was able to claw his way back to seventh place , picking up a bonus point for the fastest lap in the process.

ALSO READ: Is the Moon drifting away from Earth?

The mystery starts with the solar wind, a stream of charged particles that flows out from the Sun, bombarding Earth and the Moon with hydrogen. That's the opposite of what is needed to make hematite: For iron to rust, it requires an oxidizer, which removes electrons.

After the laborious touchdown of Chandrayaan-2 in September final yr, house company ISRO had deliberate one other mission to the Moon later this yr.

The Moon does not have an atmosphere of its own to provide sufficient amounts of oxygen, but has traces donated by the Earth's atmosphere, this terrestrial oxygen travels to the Moon along an elongated extension of the planet's magnetic field called "magnetic tail".

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