ISRO's Chandrayaan-3 successfully completes its launch rehearsal: First look
Chandrayaan-3 is a follow-on mission to Chandrayaan-2.
The mission will demonstrate end-to-end capability in safe landing and roving on the lunar surface.
Chandrayaan-3 will attempt to soft-land around the south pole region of the Moon which lies in permanent darkness.
The ‘Launch Rehearsal’ simulating the entire launch preparation and process will be lasting for 24 hours.
Chandrayaan-3 consists of an indigenous Lander Module (LM), Propulsion Module (PM).
It also has a Rover with the objective of developing and demonstrating new technologies.
The main function of the Propulsion Module is to carry the Lander module from the launch vehicle to the final lunar 100 km circular polar orbit.
The launch test of Chandrayaan-3 was a success and all the steps were smooth.
ISRO shared the launch video of the demo which demonstrates the complete process of the rocket launch.
As per the reports, Chandrayaan-3 will be the first spacecraft ever to land near the lunar south pole.
With this, ISRO is set to launch the Chandrayaan-3 on July 14, at 2.35 pm.
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