Pragyan Current Affairs, GK & News
Why the Lunar Mission has gained traction?
India has successfully launched its lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 and the mission is expected to make soft-landing on the lunar surface with Vikram and its rover Pragyan on a site between two large craters in the South Polar Region. Why the South Pole has become the area of Focus? The South Pole has become an area ..
Topics: Lunar Mission • Lunar South Pole • Luxembourg • NASA • Outer space treaty • Peaks of Eternal Light • Pragyan • Shackleton Crater • UAE • US • Vikram • Von Karman crater
Chandrayaan-2 to explore & perform studies on South pole of moon
India has successfully launched its 2nd lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 onboard its powerful rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 from Sriharikota to explore the uncharted south pole of the Moon by landing a rover. The Rs 978 crore mission will mark a giant leap in India’s space research and make it only the 4th country to have landed a rover ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-2 • Exploration of the Moon • In India • Indian Space Research Organisation • Lander • Lunar South Pole • Pragyan • Rover • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
India’s Lunar Mission: Chandrayaan-2
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has called off the Chandrayaan-2 at the last movement since technical snags were noticed while fuelling the rocket with cryogenic fuel. About the Mission Chandrayaan-2 Mission is India’s first moon lander and rover mission. ISRO will be soft-landing the lander at the lunar craft in the south pole – a ..
Topics: Indian Space Research Organisation • ISRO • lander and rover mission • Pragyan • Vikram