Chandrayaan-3 Moon Landing:Union Minister Jitendra Singh and ISRO Chief S. Somnath met in Delhi on Monday to discuss the Chandrayaan 3 moon landing. He discussed the current state of Chandrayaan 3 and ISRO activities at that time.
If there is a difficulty with the landing, the Indian Space Research Organization, or ISRO, can also adjust the time. Nilesh M. Desai, an ISRO scientist, provided this information. If there is an issue with the already set date of August 23, he has stated that the process can possibly be delayed to August 27.
Citing plans for the upcoming soft landing, Desai, the head of ISRO’s Space Applications Center located in Ahmedabad, shared insights. He revealed, ‘By August 23, a verdict will be reached on the moon landing of Chandrayaan-3, approximately two hours before its intended touchdown.
The final decision hinges on the well-being of the lander module and lunar surface conditions. If circumstances are unfavorable, an alternative landing date of August 27 has been earmarked. We remain optimistic about a successful landing on August 23, expecting no complications.
On Monday, ISRO’s Chief, S Somnath, had a meeting with Union Minister Jitendra Singh in Delhi. The discussion revolved around the current progress of Chandrayaan 3 and ISRO’s ongoing preparations. Somnath updated Singh on the wellbeing of Chandrayaan-3, assuring that all systems are functioning optimally. He expressed confidence in a trouble-free mission on Wednesday.
When will the landing take place?
On Sunday, ISRO confirmed that Chandrayaan-3 would touch down on the lunar surface on August 23 at about 6:00 p.m. On the official websites of ISRO (https://isro.gov.in), YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLA_64yz8Ss), and Facebook (facebook.com/ISRO), viewers can watch a live broadcast of Chandrayaan-3’s landing.