Mains (CSE)

[Model Answer QP2023 GS3] What is the main task of India’s third moon mission which could not be achieved in its earlier mission? List the countries that have achieved this task. Introduce the subsystems in the spacecraft launched and explain the role of the ‘Virtual Launch Control Centre’ at the Vikram Sarabhai space Centre, which contributed to the successful launch from Sriharikota.

Chandrayaan-3 will have three major objectives:
To demonstrate safe and soft landing & in-situ scientific experiments on the lunar surface rover operations