ISRO UPSC Quiz: Chandrayaan-3 landed on the Moon’s south pole on 23 August 2023. This historical event made India the first and only nation to land in that area. Undoubtedly, this is an achievement for the Indian space agency and holds a lot of significance. In this blog, we have mentioned the top 21 questions for UPSC preparation to help IAS exam aspirants and other government competitive exam candidates
After ISRO’s successful Moon mission, the Indian Space Research Organization is prepared for Future Missions of ISRO including Aditya L1, Shukrayaan, Gaganyaan and more. Check the important questions of the ISRO UPSC section for IAS Prelims exam preparation.
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Chandrayan 3 launched on 14 July 2023 at 2:35 PM.
Chandrayaan-3 landed on the Moon’s surface on 23 August at 6:04 PM.
Chandrayaan-3 was launched from SDSC SHAR (Satish Dhawan Space Centre) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh (India).
Russia’s moon mission spacecraft LUNA-25 crashed on 21 August 2023.
LVM-3 or Launch Vehicle Mark-3 was used to launch Chandrayaan-III.
Propulsion Module, Lander Module and Rover Module.
The Mission of Chandrayaan-3 is to achieve a soft landing, explore the lunar surface, and collect invaluable scientific data.
The total weight of Chandrayaan 3 is 3,900 kg, which includes the Propulsion module (2,148kg), the Lander module (1,752 kg) and the Rover (26 kg).
The Indian Space Research Organisation was established on 15 August 1969.
The Indian Space Research Organisation is the full form of ISRO.
On 19 April 1975, ISRO launched its first satellite named Aryabhata.
Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle is the full form of GSLV.
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is the full form of PSLV.
The total cost of ISRO’s CH-3 mission is 615 crores.
Chandrayaan 1 was launched on 22 October 2008 and Chandrayaan-2 was launched on 22 July 2019.
Aditya L1 is the maiden solar mission of ISRO to study the Sun.
India is the only country to land on Mars in its maiden attempt with its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).
S Somanath is the current chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation. He has been appointed as 10th ISRO chief on 12 January 2022.
Dr. Vikram Sarabhai was the first chairman of ISRO.
Rakesh Sharma was the first Indian citizen to go to space on 3 April 1984.
Pragyaan Rover is the name of the Chandrayaan-3 rover.
Russia (then Soviet Union or USSR) is the first country to land on the moon’s surface on 12 September 1959.
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