- The Central Government Approved the Chandrayaan-3 Project in January This Year.
- Chairman Sivan said Chandrayaan-3 got approval; 4 astronauts selected for Gaganyaan, to be trained in Russia
India may launch Chandrayaan-3 in the first half of 2021. Union Minister Jitendra Singh gave this information in the Parliament. The government approved the Chandrayaan-3 project in January this year. Earlier, Vikram Lander crashed while trying to land on the South Pole of the Moon on 7 September 2019 under the Chandrayaan-2 mission. Since then, India is preparing for its Chandrayaan-3 mission.
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Union Minister Jitendra Singh had also claimed in the Winter Session of Parliament that the cost of Chandrayaan Three would be reduced due to the experience gained from the previous Chandrayaan mission and the existing facilities. However, at that time he did not specify in which month of the third lunar mission 2021 would be launched.
ISRO Set up a High Level Committee for Chandrayaan 3
Information about preparations for Chandrayaan Three from ISRO was also revealed earlier. According to sources, ISRO has constituted a high-powered committee for the next Chandrayaan mission. It is headed by S. Somnath, Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Research Center, Thiruvananthapuram. The same center has also been given the responsibility of all the launch vehicle programs of ISRO. This committee will prepare all the reports related to Chandrayaan Three.
K Sivan Said – Plans to Launch More Than 25 Missions This Year
K Sivan mentioned the success of ISRO of 2019. He told, “Our main strategy in 2019 was to expand ISRO. We wanted ISRO to have horizontal expansion. The second strategy was to expand our capacity. At the same time, the third strategy was to cut down the physical functions in ISRO. 2020 will be very important for ISRO. He told that we plan to launch more than 25 missions this year. ”
10 Thousand Crores will be Spent on Gaganyaan
The Gaganyaan mission was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day from Red Fort last year. About 10 thousand crore rupees will be spent on the mission. It will probably be launched in 2022. For this, it was approved by the Union Cabinet in 2018.