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Aditya-L1 Sun Mission: ISRO Completes Launch Rehearsal

After the success of Chandrayaan-3 mission, ISRO now has its eyes on the sun related to the study of the sun Aditya-L1 Preparations regarding the mission (Aditya-L1 Mission) have been completed. 

ISRO informed on Wednesday (30 August) that the launch rehearsal and internal investigation of the rocket has been completed. 

ISRO tweeted (X) saying, “Preparations for launch of PSLV-C57/Aditya-L1 mission are underway. Launch rehearsal-internal checking of the vehicle is complete.” 

This mission is to be launched on September 2 at 11.50 am from Sriharikota Space Center in Andhra Pradesh. It will be launched with PSLV-C57 rocket. 

The Aditya-L1 spacecraft is designed for remote observation of the Sun’s orbit and to study the solar wind at L1 (Sun-Earth Lagrangian point), which is about 1.5 million kilometers from Earth. 

This is India’s first dedicated mission to study the Sun.

The purpose of this mission is to study the Sun from the orbit around ‘L1’. 

According to news agency PTI, an ISRO official said that Aditya-L1 is a completely indigenous effort with the participation of national institutions. 

It will carry seven payloads to observe the Sun’s photosphere, chromosphere and outermost layer-periphery in different wavelengths.  

ISRO is going to execute this mission at a time when recently it created history by successfully soft landing Chandrayaan-3 on the south pole of the moon. 

No one had reached the southern region of the moon before.

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