Chandrayaan-3 Mission on schedule, sailing smooth for softlanding tomorrow : ISRO

Chennai, Aug 22 (UNI) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday said the Chandrayaan-3 mission is on schedule and sailing smooth for a soft landing on the South Polar Region of moon tomorrow evening.

The systems are undergoing regular checks and the The Mission Operations Complex (MOX) was buzz with energy and excitement.

ISRO in a tweet said “Chandrayaan-3 the mission is on schedule.”

“Systems are undergoing regular checks. Smooth sailing is continuing”, it said.

“The MOX is buzzed with energy & excitement!” and the live telecast of the landing operations at MOX/ISTRAC will begin at 1720 hrs on August 23, 2023.

Meanwhile, ISRO released fresh set of images of the moon captured by the Lander Position Detection Camera (LPDC) from an altitude of about 70 km, on August 19, 2023.

The LPDC images assist the Lander Module in determining its position (latitude and longitude) by matching them against an onboard moon reference map and the moon as captured by the Lander Imager Camera-4 on August 20, 2023.

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