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10 Most Important Questions Answers On ISRO Chandrayaan-2 Mission 2019
“Some Live Updates From Chandrayaan-2 Mission“
- According to the ISRO Chairman ‘Kailasavadivoo Sivan’ on 1 January 2020, the government had approved a spacecraft and rover to land with India’s third moon mission, Chandrayaan 3 on the Moon’s south pole latest by early 2021.
- Indian Space Research Organisation is also planning to launch Chandrayaan 3 to land on the Moon in November 2020.
- According to the ISRO’s Chief K. Sivan ‘the Orbiter of the Chandrayaan-2 mission is performing normally and all 8 payloads in the orbiter are working very well’.
- While distance from the surface of the Moon was 2.1 Km the communication with the Vikram Lender was lost on 7th September 2019.
- ISRO and NASA scientist are working continuously to resume the communication with the Vikram Lender since communication was lost on 7th September 2019.
- Mission Chandrayaan-2 landing time on moon was scheduled between 1:30-2:30 am on Saturday 7th September, 2019.
- The Chandrayan-2 Spacecraft performed successfully second de-orbiting maneuver on 4th September 2019.
- Chandrayaan-2 successfully performed its third orbit maneuver around the Moon on 30th August 2019 according to the ISRO.
- Chandrayaan-2’s lander ‘Vikram’ shot first photo of the Moon on August 21st, 2019 from a height of 2,650 Kilometers.
- On August 20th, 2019 Chandrayaan-2 reached moon while entered the Lunar Orbit.
Live Updates Source: ISRO and Online News Portals.
Top 10 Most Important Questions Answers On
ISRO Chandrayaan-2 Mission 2019
Question No (1) Chandrayaan-2 of ISRO is the India’s which lunar expedition of the Moon?
Question No (2) Chandrayaan-2 mission is to be explore the completely unexplored section of which region of the Moon?
Answer: Moon South Polar region.
Question No (3) Chandrayaan-2 mission was launched to conduct which study and analysis of the Moon?
Answer: Detailed topographical studies and comprehensive mineralogical analyses.
Question No (4) Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was successfully launched from the Earth on which date?
Answer: July 22, 2019.
Question No (5) Chandrayaan-2 was scheduled for landing on the Moon site on which date?
Answer: September 7, 2019.
Question No (6) How many payloads were there in the Chandrayaan-2 Mission?
Answer: These are three; Orbiter payloads, Vikram payloads and Pragyan payloads.
Question No (7) By which rocket the Chandrayaan-2 was launched into space?
Answer: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III (GSLV Mk-III).
Question No (8) What was the Key payloads for study of the Moon in the Chandrayaan-2 Mission?
Chandrayaan 2 Large Area Soft X-ray Spectrometer.
Imaging IR Spectrometer.
Synthetic Aperture Radar L & S Band.
Orbiter High Resolution Camera.
Chandra’s Surface Thermo-physical Experiment.
Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer and Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscope.
Question No (9) Orbiter payloads of the Chandrayaan-2 Mission is to conduct remote-sensing observations from the orbit of the Moon of which height?
Answer: 100 km orbit.
Question No (10) Chandrayaan-2 was launched from which launch site in India?
Answer: Satish Dhawan Space Centre (in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh).
Key Notes On Chandrayaan-2 Mission:
Chandrayaan-2 mission was launch initially scheduled for 14 July 2019 but due to the technical glitch it was rescheduled to 22 July 2019 for the lift off. Chandrayaan-2 is developed by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and it was launched on 22nd July 2019 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. At the launched time the lift-off mass was 3,850 kg.
By Chandrayaan-2 mission, ISRO scientist planned to conduct detailed study of topography, seismography, mineral identification and distribution, surface chemical composition, thermo-physical characteristics of top soil and composition of the tenuous lunar atmosphere of the Moon.
Chandrayaan-2 was scheduled for land on Moon South Polar region on September 7, 2019. Chandrayaan-2 is the combination of 3 Payloads i.e, Orbiter, Vikram and Pragyan. The expected operating time of Pragyan Rover was about one lunar day (14 Earth days).
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