Space Indian Space Program


Chandrayaan-3 Mission:

Smile, please📸!

Pragyan Rover clicked an image of Vikram Lander this morning.

The 'image of the mission' was taken by the Navigation Camera onboard the Rover (NavCam).

NavCams for the Chandrayaan-3 Mission are developed by the Laboratory for Electro-Optics Systems (LEOS)

Once more, co-traveller Pragyan captures Vikram in a Snap!
This iconic snap was taken today around 11 am IST from about 15 m.
The data from the NavCams is processed by SAC/ISRO, Ahmedabad.
PSLV-C57/Aditya-L1 Mission:

The launch of Aditya-L1 by PSLV-C57 is accomplished successfully.

The vehicle has placed the satellite precisely into its intended orbit.

India’s first solar observatory has begun its journey to the destination of Sun-Earth L1 point.

Aditya-L1 started generating the power.
The solar panels are deployed.
The first Earth Bound firing to raise the orbit is scheduled for September 3, 2023, around 11:45 Hrs. IST

Chandrayaan-3 Mission:Vikram Lander is set into sleep mode around 08:00 Hrs. IST today. Prior to that, in-situ experiments by ChaSTE, RAMBHA-LP and ILSA payloads are performed at the new location. The data collected is received at the Earth. Payloads are now switched off. Lander receivers are kept ON. Vikram will fall asleep next to Pragyan once the solar power is depleted and the battery is drained. Hoping for their awakening, around September 22, 2023. Here are the images before and after the hop.

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