Chandrayaan 2 Why It Is Special ? Detailed Info


Chandrayaan 2

Vikram Lander landing on moon
Vikram lander landing on moon
  • It is an Indian lunar mission that will strongly go where no nation has ever gone previously the Moons south polar area. 

  • Through this exertion, the point is to improve our comprehension of the Moon revelations that will profit India and humankind in general. 

  • These bits of knowledge and encounters go for a change in outlook in how lunar campaigns are drawn nearer for a considerable length of time to come  pushing further voyages into the most distant outskirts.

Why it is going to the Moon?

  • The Moon is the nearest vast body at which space revelation can be endeavored and reported.

  •  It is likewise a promising proving ground to exhibit advancements required for profound space missions. 

  • Chandrayaan 2 endeavors to encourage another period of disclosure, increment our comprehension of room, animate the progression of innovation, advance worldwide coalitions, and motivate a future age of adventurers and researchers.

Soft landing site, searching by chandrayaan 2
Finding soft landing site on Moon

 The scientific objectives of Chandrayaan 2 

  • The Moon gives us the best linkage to Earths early history and an undisturbed record of the beginning Solar System condition. 

  • While a couple of develop models do exist, the Moon's starting point still needs further clarifications. 

  • Broad mapping of the lunar surface will help us in considering varieties in its arrangement a basic snippet of data in following the Moon's inception and development. 

  • Proof of water particles found by Chandrayaan 1 and the degree of its circulation on the lunar surface and sub-surface likewise require further investigations.

Why the lunar South Pole?

  • The lunar South Pole is particularly fascinating in light of the fact that a bigger area of its surface remains in the shadow than the North Pole.

  •  There is a possibility of the nearness of water in for all time shadowed territories around it. 

  • Furthermore, the south polar locale has holes that are cold snares, containing a fossilized record of the early Solar System
Chandrayaan 2 moon landing mission
Chandrayaan 2 moon landing mission

  • Chandrayaan 2 will utilize the Vikram lander and Pragyan rover to endeavor a delicate arriving in a high plain between two cavities  Manzinus C and Simpelius N at a scope of about 70° south.

vehicle for chandrayaan 2
GSLV Mk-III Vehicle

  • The GSLV Mk-III will convey Chandrayaan 2  to its assigned circle. 

  • This three-arrange vehicle is India's most dominant launcher to date, and is equipped for propelling 4-ton class of satellites to the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO).

lander vikram
'Vikram' Lander

Weight of Vikram (Lander):-            1,471 kg
Electricity Generation Capability :-    650 W  

  • The Lander of Chandrayaan 2 is named Vikram after Dr Vikram A Sarabhai, the Father of the Indian Space Program. 

  • It is intended to work for one lunar day, which is proportional to around 14 Earth days. 

  • Vikram has the ability to speak with IDSN at Byalalu close Bangalore, just as with the Orbiter and Rover

  • The Lander is intended to execute a delicate arriving on the lunar surface.

orbiter for lunar mission

Weight of Orbiter :-      2,379 kg

Electricity Generation Capability :-   1,000

  • At the time of launch, the Chandrayaan 2Orbiter will be capable of communicating with Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) at Byalalu as well as the Vikram Lander

  • The mission life of the Orbiter is one year and it will be placed in a 100X100 km lunar polar orbit.

rover pragyan
Pragyan Rover

Weight of the Rover (Pragyan):-  27 kg
Electricity Generation Capability:-  50 W

  • The Lander of Chandrayaan 2 is named Vikram after Dr Vikram A Sarabhai, the Father of the Indian Space Programme. 

  • It is designed to function for one lunar day, which is equivalent to about 14 Earth days. 

  • Vikram has the capability to communicate with IDSN at Byalalu near Bangalore, as well as with the Orbiter and Rover

  • The Lander is designed to execute a soft landing on the lunar surface.