Over two years after its second Moon mission had a fatal end on the lunar surface, ISRO is set to launch
in August this year.
The timeline was released by the
Department of Space
in response to questions around the delay of the Moon mission in the Lok Sabha.
The Department in a written response said that based on the lessons from the
and suggestions from global experts, work is underway on Chandrayaan-3.
The department further said that it has completed the required tests and the launch is scheduled for
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The Chandrayaan-3 mission takes cues from the
first Chandrayaan mission
launched in October 2008 that made major discoveries.
Even first Chandrayaan mission Discovered
On lunar surface.
The third moon mission comes two years after the Chandrayaan-2
on the far side of the Moon.
While the lander and the rover crashed,
is still hovering above the lunar surface and Isro plans to use it with Chandrayaan-3 as well.
Department of Space has planned
to be launched in 2022 .
During the year, Isro will liftoff
08 launch vehicle missions
, 07 spacecraft missions, and 04 technology demonstrator missions.