New Delhi. After the success of Chandrayaan-3, all eyes are on the next Moon Mission of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). In the coming days, the Indian Space Agency is going to carry out two unprecedented Moon missions. Nilesh Desai, Director, Space Applications Center (SAC/ISRO) in Ahmedabad revealed that ISRO’s upcoming missions – LuPEx and Chandrayaan-4, will mark important milestones. Let us tell you that the goal of LuPEx is to land the 350 kg lander on the 90-degree angle to the dark side of the Moon using precision landing technology.
Speaking at the 62nd Foundation Day celebrations of the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology in Pune, Desai said, “Following the excitement generated by the Chandrayaan-3 mission, we are now launching the United Lunar Polar Research Mission, which will be a sequel to Chandrayaan-3. Is. Our objective is to land an important rover weighing 350 kg. In comparison, Chandrayaan-3’s rover weighed only 30 kg, so this mission will be much bigger.
Describing about Chandrayaan-4 mission, Desai said that the plan of this mission is to collect samples from the Moon and return. Desai said, “In this mission we will land on the lunar surface and return with samples. The landing procedure will be similar to Chandrayaan-3, but the central module will return to collect samples. After this it will come close to the Earth’s atmosphere and separate. This module will return with soil and rock samples from the Moon. “This is an ambitious effort that we want to accomplish in the next five to seven years.”
Let us tell you that Chandrayaan-3 mission successfully landed on the south pole of the Moon on August 23. This step has proved to be an important leap in the world of space. After the success of this mission, India became the fourth country after America, China and Russia to achieve this historic achievement. The special thing is that the landing of Chandrayaan-3 took place on the south pole of the Moon, where no country has been able to reach till now.