July 30, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi


Chandrayaan-3 is a planned third lunar exploration mission by Indian Space Research Organisation. Following Chandrayaan-2 where a snag in the communication led to subsequent failure of soft landing attempt after a successful orbital insertion, another lunar mission for demonstrating soft landing was proposed.

Launch date: 2020Landing date: TBDRocketGeosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark IIISpacecraft component: RoverLaunch siteSatish Dhawan Space CentreManufacturerIndian Space Research Organisation.

Operator‎: ‎Indian Space Research Organisation‎ …Launch date‎: ‎2021Contractor‎: ‎Indian Space Research Organisati…Rocket‎: ‎GSLV Mark III

Will there be Chandrayaan 3 :

NEW DELHI: India will launch Chandrayaan3 in 2020, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday, asserting that the mission cost will be less than Chandrayaan-2.

Background :

In the second phase of the Chandrayaan programme to demonstrate soft landing on lunar surface, ISRO launched Chandrayaan-2 onboard a GSLV Mk III rocket consisting of an orbiter, a lander and a rover. The lander was scheduled to touchdown the lunar surface in September to deploy the rover Pragyan.

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References :

  1.  “A mix of young and middle-aged people will train for Gaganyaan”The Week. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  2. ^ Firstpost •Jan 27; Ist, 2020 08:55. “Chandrayaan 3: ISRO starts work on second lander mission to the moon, launch planned in early 2021- Technology News, Firstpost”Firstpost. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
Mission typeLunar landerrover
OperatorIndian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerIndian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Start of mission
Launch date2021
RocketGSLV Mark III
Launch siteSatish Dhawan Space Centre
ContractorIndian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Moon lander
Spacecraft componentRover
Landing dateTBD
Landing siteLunar south pole

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2020 will be year of Chandrayaan-3, Gaganyaan: ISRO Chief K Sivan. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Dr K Sivan on Wednesday said that the central government has approved Chandrayan-3 and the project is ongoing.

India Is Officially Going Back to the Moon with Chandrayaan-3 Lunar Lande :

The Chandrayaan-3 mission, which will consist of a lunar rover and a stationary lander, has been approved by the Indian government, K. Sivan, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), announced during a news conference Wednesday (Jan. 1).