Chandrayaan-3 launch delayed further to 2022

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has postponed one of its premier project Chandrayaan-3 launch till 2022. The Chandrayaan-3 project was scheduled to launch by late 2020 but due to COVID Pandemic it had to be further delayed until 2022.

ISRO’s director Kailasavadivoo Sivan said “We are working on it. It is the same configuration like Chandrayaan-2 but it will not have an orbiter. The orbiter launched during Chandrayaan-2 will be used for Chandrayaan-3. With that we are working on a system and mostly the launch will be next year in 2022.”

According to reports Chandrayaan-3 is critical for ISRO as it will demonstrate India”s capabilities to make landing for further interplanetary missions.


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