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Chandrayaan-3 to be launched today, ‘Bahubali’ LVM-3 to take off from Sriharikota

New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to create history once again with the launch of its third lunar exploration mission, Chandrayaan-3, from the Satish Dhawan Space Station in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at 2:35 pm today.

Chandrayaan-3 mission launch timeline

Launch- Chandrayaan 3 is scheduled to be launched today at 2:35 pm. However, its launch window has been extended till July 19.

2xS200 Ignition- The rocket engine will ignite at 0 seconds.

L110 Ignition- The L110 engine will ignite at 108 seconds.

2xS200 separation- The two side boosters (2xS200) will be separated 127 seconds after launching.

PLF separation- The payload fairing will be separated at 195 seconds.

L110 separation- The L110 engine will detach at 306 seconds.

C25 Ignition The C25 engine will ignite at 308 seconds.

C25 shut-off- The C25 engine will shut down at 954 seconds.

Satellite separation- The satellite will separate from the rocket at 969 seconds.

Journey to the Moon After the launch of the module, it will travel for about a month in space to reach the moon.

Moon Landing ISRO has planned a landing on the lunar surface on August 23-24, but it may change depending on the sunrise there. If it is delayed, ISRO may reschedule the landing for September.

Lander and rover mission life The lander and rover are designed to operate for only one lunar day (14 earth days), as they cannot withstand extreme cold at night. Therefore, they need to land at dawn to maximize their operational time.

Where to watch Chandrayaan-3 launch? You can watch the launch of its Chandrayaan 3 mission live on ISRO’s YouTube channel. Apart from this, you will also be able to watch the live launch on News18 India and Hindi News18.com and read every moment update related to it.

From 2:00 pm IST today, the launch can also be watched live here:

Official website of ISRO: Visit http://isro.gov.in

ISRO’s Facebook page: https://facebook.com/ISRO

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