What is the Total Weight of Chandrayaan 3?

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What is the Total Weight of Chandrayaan 3

Chandrayaan-3 was a successful space mission conducted by the Indian Space Research Organization. It was launched on 14 July 14 2023, at 14:35 Hrs. IST. The rocket used to launch Chandrayaan-3 is one of the most successful rockets of ISRO i.e. LVM3-M4 rocket. Chandrayaan-3 was launched from the Second Launch Pad, SDSC-SHAR, Sriharikota. It has made the history of making a smooth landing on the unexplored lunar south pole of the moon. The spacecraft was equipped with a rover and lander. You might wonder about the total weight of Chandrayaan-3. Correct? Get the answer to What is the total weight of Chandryaan-3 and resolve your curiosity by reading this article!

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What is the total weight of Chandrayaan-3 in kg?

Source: The Indian Express

The Total Weight of Chandrayaan-3 is 3900 kg. Vikram Lander, one of the main components of Chandryaan-3 is the heavy part of the spacecraft and weighed 1752 kg including a 26 kg Pragyan Rover. Apart from the lander it also has a propulsion module of 2148 kg.

Here is the mass of Chandrayaan-3:

  1. Propulsion Module: 2148 kg
  2. Lander Module: 1752 kg including Rover of 26 kg
  3. Total: 3900 kg

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FAQs

What is the total cost of Chandrayaan-3?

In 2020, the chairman of ISRO K Sivan revealed that the total cost of Chandrayaan-3 is ₹615 crore which is much less than the cost of Chandrayaan-1. Out of the total amount ₹365 crore was launch expenses, and ₹250 crore was propulsion expenses. 

Is Chandrayaan-3 a success or a failure?

Chandrayaan-3 was a major success in the history of Indian space as the spacecraft was able to make a smooth landing on the lunar south pole of the moon. Its rover has also conducted in-vitro experimentation to study the surface of the moon. Pragyan rover has traversed 8 meters on the moon’s surface.

What are the details of Chandrayaan-3?

Chandrayaan-3 was a successful space mission that landed on 23 August 2023. It has a Vikram Lander and a Pragyan Rover.

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