The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its first solar mission today. The country’s maiden solar mission was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC-SHAR) in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota. Aditya L-1 is ISRO’s first solar space observatory carrying seven different payloads that will study the sun in detail.
India successfully soft-landed the Vikram lander of the Chandrayaan-3 on the south pole of the moon on August 23 and the landing site was named Shiv Shakti by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After the success of Chandrayaan-3, the focus is now on country’s first solar mission