New Delhi: Chandrayaan-3, to be launched from Sriharikota on July 14, will make India the fourth country to land its spacecraft on the lunar surface.
Stating this here today in an exclusive interview to a news agency, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to USA resulted in important space related agreements, which shows that countries which have made their space journey long before India started, they are looking upwards today. India as an equal partner.
The minister said, after such a huge increase in our space expertise under the rule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India can no longer wait to be behind in the journey to the Moon.
Jitendra Singh said Chandrayaan-3 is a follow-up mission to Chandrayaan-2 and aims to demonstrate India’s capability to perform a soft landing and orbiter on the lunar surface or lunar surface.
The complex mission profile required for the spacecraft to enter the Moon’s orbit has been executed with great precision, he said.
The six-wheeled rover will come out after Chandrayaan-3’s successful landing on the lunar surface and is expected to work on the moon for 14 days. He said, with the help of many cameras on the rover, we will be able to get pictures.