Mission- Chandrayaan – 2
Chandrayaan -2 is developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation, it is India’s second lunar exploration mission after Chnadrayaan-1.
K Sivan the chairman of The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO), he successfully launched Chnadrayaan -2 mission successfully with his team support and coordination on 22nd of July, 2019. K Sivan has been awarded Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam by the government of Tamil Nadu on this 73rd Independence Day.
As per the sources, we got to know K Sivan could not receive the award in person as he is a native of Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari district and he will receive the award from the chief minister K Palaniswami. The award composite is like that – 5 lakh rupees cash, 8 grams of a gold medal and a citation.
Few backs back – PM Narendra Modi in the radio program of (Mann Ki Baat) praised K Sivan – ISRO scientist for fixing the rocket glitch in a particular time period and also for launching the lunar mission in a time span of seven days of the first scheduled liftoff date.
During his speech on Independence day on Red Fort- PM Narendra Modi also praised the ISRO work and its scientists for the mission Chandrayaan -2.
Chandrayaan-2 on the way to Moon
By Indian Express
A few days away for Chandrayaan -2 to get it inside the orbit of the moon, the second lunar exploration mission is moving closer to the moon, the spacecraft has now entered a Lunar Transfer Trajectory, this Trajectory will take Chnadrayaan-2 to the moon’s vicinity on 20th August 2019. With the recent sources, we got to know that the spacecraft is scheduled to touch down on the Lunar surface on 7th September 2019 as Spacecraft has already left the Earth’s Orbit in the early of this week.
Even The Indian Space and Research Organisation(ISRO)has shared the Ist set of pictures of Earth captured by Chandrayaan -2 earlier of this month.
According to the resources- On 20th August 2019- Chnadrayaan -2 lunar insertion burn.
On 1st September 2019- After 5th burn, the desired orbit of 70 to 80 miles around the moon is expected to be achieved.
On 2nd September 2019 – Along with the rover Pragyan, the lander Vikram will sperate and begin their descent towards the moon’s south pole.
On 7th September 2019- Between Manzinus and Simpelius, Vikram will soft-land on a high plain- the two craters in the southern hemisphere of Moon.
After this successful mission of Chandrayaan – 2, it will make India, the 4th country after Russia, China and the US to make a soft landing on Moon.