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India’s second Moon mission ‘Chandrayaan 2’ is planned for July launch

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Bengaluru: India’s second Moon mission that is planned for a July launch will have 13 payloads and one passive experiment from American space agency NASA, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said Wednesday.

“Thirteen Indian payloads (8 on orbiter, 3 on lander and 2 on rover) and one passive experiment from NASA,” ISRO said in a mission update, but did not specify them or their objective.

 

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The spacecraft with a mass of 3.8 tonnes has three modules–Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan).

All the modules are getting ready for Chandrayaan-2 launch during the window of July 9 to July 16, 2019, with an expected Moon landing on September 6, the space agency had said earlier this month.

 

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The orbiter will orbit 100 km from the lunar surface, while lander (Vikram) will do the soft landing near the south pole of moon, and Rover (Pragyan) will conduct in-situ experiments.

The orbiter and lander modules will be interfaced mechanically and stacked together as an integrated module and accommodated inside the GSLV MK-III launch vehicle, ISRO has said, adding the rover is housed inside the lander.

 

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After launch into earth-bound orbit by GSLV MK-III, the integrated module will reach Moon orbit using orbiter propulsion module, and subsequently, lander will separate from the orbiter and soft land at the predetermined site close to lunar South Pole.

Further, the rover will roll out for carrying out scientific experiments on the lunar surface, ISRO has said, noting that instruments are also mounted on lander and orbiter for carrying out scientific experiments.

 

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ISRO Chairman K Sivan had said in January, “We are going to land at a place where nobody else has gone-the Moon’s South Pole… it is unexplored region.”

Chandrayaan-2 mission, is an advanced version of the previous Chandrayaan-1 mission about 10 years ago.

 

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Chandrayaan-1 had 11 payloads- five from India, three from Europe, 2 from USA and 1 from Bulgaria, and the mission had the credit for discovery of water on the lunar surface.

The 1.4 tonne spacecraft was launched using PSLV and the orbiter had orbited 100 km from the lunar surface.

 

  • Chandrayaan 2, Moon mission, Lander, Vikram, Rover, Pragyan, India, American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, Science and Technology news

    India's second Moon mission that is planned for a July launch will have 13 payloads and one passive experiment from American space agency NASA, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said Wednesday.

  • Chandrayaan 2, Moon mission, Lander, Vikram, Rover, Pragyan, India, American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, Science and Technology news

    "Thirteen Indian payloads (8 on orbiter, 3 on lander and 2 on rover) and one passive experiment from NASA," ISRO said in a mission update, but did not specify them or their objective.

  • Chandrayaan 2, Moon mission, Lander, Vikram, Rover, Pragyan, India, American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, Science and Technology news

    The spacecraft with a mass of 3.8 tonnes has three modules--Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan).

  • Chandrayaan 2, Moon mission, Lander, Vikram, Rover, Pragyan, India, American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, Science and Technology news

    All the modules are getting ready for Chandrayaan-2 launch during the window of July 9 to July 16, 2019, with an expected Moon landing on September 6, the space agency had said earlier this month.

  • Chandrayaan 2, Moon mission, Lander, Vikram, Rover, Pragyan, India, American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, Science and Technology news

    The orbiter will orbit 100 km from the lunar surface, while lander (Vikram) will do the soft landing near the south pole of moon, and Rover (Pragyan) will conduct in-situ experiments.

  • Chandrayaan 2, Moon mission, Lander, Vikram, Rover, Pragyan, India, American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO, Science and Technology news
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Deepika, Sara, Shraddha in NCB net, being questioned in drugs case

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Hours after Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone appeared earlier than the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs case, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan additionally arrived on the workplace of the drug legislation enforcement company for questioning, on Saturday. Shraddha arrived on the NCB workplace right here round 11.45 a.m. whereas Sara got here at 12.15 p.m. on the NCB workplace in Ballard Pier space right here. Deepika’s former supervisor Karishma Prakash additionally joined the probe on the NCB visitor home in Colaba space right here for the second day.

Shraddha, daughter of Bollywood veteran actor Shakti Kapoor has been summoned for questioning after her alleged chats with Sushant’s former supervisor Jaya Saha got here to the fore through the NCB probe. According to NCB sources, Shraddha is prone to be quizzed if she allegedly procured drugs from Saha or another sources. The NCB may also ask for whom she procured the CBD oil and who the ‘SLB’ in her alleged chat was.

Shraddha, who starred in “Chichhore” with Sushant may be queried on how lengthy she knew the late actor and whether or not they reportedly joined any social gathering or gatherings the place drugs have been consumed.

She could also be requested to throw gentle on whether or not she ever went to the Pawna Resort the place the alleged events have been mentioned to be hosted by Sushant.

Besides, the NCB had final Wednesday additionally despatched summons to Sara for questioning.

Sara is the daughter of Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh, and he or she had starred with Sushant in “Kedarnath”.

The NCB sources mentioned that Sara might be requested concerning the drug consumption by her, the place and the way she allegedly procured it, and many others.

During a tv interview Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty had claimed that the late actor began smoking marijuana through the taking pictures of the blockbuster movie “Kedarnath”.

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Earlier this morning, Deepika Pahukone arrived on the NCB visitor home for questioning after she was summoned for questioning on Wednesday.

Deepika is the daughter of badminton icon Prakash Padukone and is married to actor Ranveer Singh.

She has been requested to affix the probe as her alleged chats along with her former supervisor Karishma Prakash discussing drugs got here to the fore.

Deepika might be quizzed why she requested Karishma to convey drugs on the Koko Club in October 2017 and for a way lengthy she was consuming the drugs.

The NCB may also ask her if she sought the drugs for her personal consumption or for another person, who paid for it, how, and many others.

After Rhea, these three actresses are the largest ones to have come underneath the NCB radar, which is trying to unravel the alleged drug nexus in Bollywood for the reason that previous practically two months.

The NCB has additionally questioned Bollywood actor Rakul Preet Singh on Friday for over 4 hours after her identify got here to the fore in the alleged chats.

The NCB has registered a case after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered a case of cash laundering into the demise of Sushant after which discovered the alleged chats of drugs on the telephones of Rhea, her brother Showik and Sushant’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda.

The ED wrote to NCB to probe the drug case. After registering the case, the NCB questioned a number of individuals and arrested Rhea, Showik, Miranda, Sushant’s private workers Dipesh Sawant and 16 others.

The NCB has additionally questioned Sushant’s former supervisor Shruti Modi, Dharma Productions former govt producer Kshitij Prasad Ravi, Kwan Talent Management Agency CEO Dhruv Chitgopekar, famous producer Madhu Mantena Varma and a number of other others in the case up to now.

Besides the NCB, the CBI and the ED are probing the separate instances into the demise of Sushant. Sushant was discovered useless on June 14 in his Bandra’s Mont Blanc Apartment.

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