India’s Aditya-L1 Spacecraft Begins Sun Observation Mission

  • Aditya-L1, India’s first space-based solar observation mission, launched from Satish Dhawan Space Center.
  • The spacecraft will use its Liquid Apogee Motor to maneuver towards a halo orbit around the first Lagrange point (L1).
  • This constitutes the 59th mission for PSLV and the 25th using the PSLV-XL configuration, ISRO’s predominant launch vehicle.
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