9 Interesting Facts About Aditya L1

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Facts About Aditya L1

After achieving a soft landing on the south pole region of the Moon with the success of Chandrayaan-3, ISRO is all set to move forward to study the Sun. The list of ISRO future missions includes ADITYA-L1, a spacecraft specifically designed to be placed in a halo orbit around the L1 point of the Sun-Earth system. If you want to know 10 interesting facts about Aditya L1 Mission and find out what makes it so important, then read this article till the end. 

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Facts About Aditya L1

Quick Facts About Aditya L1

  1. Aditya L1 Launch Date– According to ISRO, Aditya L1 is scheduled to launch on September 2 at 11.50 a.m. 
  2. Distance- This spacecraft will cover a distance of about 1.5 million kilometres.
  3. L1 in Aditya L1-The L1 in India’s solar mission Aditya-L1 stands for a special point between the Sun and the Earth which is known as Lagrange Point 1.
  4. Objectives of Aditya L1- The L1 point can facilitate constant monitoring of the Sun without eclipses and help study the effects of solar activities on space weather. Through this mission, ISRO will try to understand coronal heating, pre-flare, coronal mass ejection, and flare activities. 
  5. Duration- This mission is expected to operate for about 5 years and could help with tons of new discoveries. 
  6. Weight- The compact size of Aditya L-1 deceives its heavy weight which is somewhere around 1500 kilograms. 
  7. Payloads of Aditya L-1- This spacecraft carries seven payloads to help observe and study the photosphere, chromosphere, and corona (outermost layers of the Sun).
  8. Objectives of Payloads- Out of the seven payloads, four will assist in directly viewing the Sun while the rest three will assist in carrying out in-situ studies at the L1. 
  9. Aditya L1 Budget– The sanctioned budget of Aditya L1 without its launch cost is about rupees 378.53 crore. 


What is the Aditya-L1 launch and date?

ISRO’s next mission Aditya-L1 is scheduled to launch on September 2, 2023 at 11:50 AM.

How much time will Aditya-L1 take to reach the Sun?

According to information, Aditya-L1 will take about 4-5 months to reach L-1, also known as the Lagrange point 1.

What is the cost of Aditya-L1?

In 2019, the Government of India sanctioned about rupees 378.53 crore excluding its launch cost.

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