10 Facts you must know about Chandrayaan-3

Lunar Mission

Chandrayaan-3 is India's third lunar exploration mission, aiming to study the Moon's surface and its composition.

Land Rover Mission

Unlike Chandrayaan-2, which included an orbiter, lander, and rover, Chandrayaan-3 focuses solely on a lander and rover.


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) collaborated with Russia's Roscosmos for technical assistance in the lander's development.

Soft Landing Attempt

The primary objective of Chandrayaan-3 is to achieve a successful soft landing on the lunar surface.


The lander will carry scientific payloads to analyze the lunar soil, terrain, and composition in greater detail.

Improved Design

Chandrayaan-3's lander design is modified based on lessons learned from the Chandrayaan-2 mission to enhance its chances of success.

Target Site

The mission's target site for landing is near the Moon's south pole, an area rich in water ice deposits and scientific significance.

Launch Vehicle

Chandrayaan-3 will be launched using a GSLV Mk III rocket, similar to the launch vehicle used for Chandrayaan-2.

ISRO's Innovation

The mission showcases ISRO's continued dedication to lunar exploration and advancement in space technology.

ISRO's Innovation

Chandrayaan-3 symbolizes India's commitment to space exploration and its efforts to contribute to global scientific knowledge.