Realization of Chandrayaan-3 in progress: Dr Jitendra Singh

Chandrayaan-3 realization resumed after commencement of unlock period and is in matured stage of realization.


Devdiscourse News Desk | New Delhi | Updated: 28-07-2021 15:39 IST | Created: 28-07-2021 15:39 IST
Realization of Chandrayaan-3 in progress: Dr Jitendra Singh
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh (File Photo) Image Credit: ANI
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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Chandrayaan-3 is likely to be launched during the third quarter of 2022 assuming normal workflow henceforth. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, he said, the realization of Chandrayaan-3 is in progress.

The realization of Chandrayaan-3 involves various processes including finalization of configuration, subsystems realization, integration, spacecraft level detailed testing and a number of special tests to evaluate the system performance on earth. The realization of progress was hampered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, all works that were possible in work from home mode were taken up even during lockdown periods. Chandrayaan-3 realization resumed after commencement of unlock period and is in matured stage of realization.

(With Inputs from PIB)

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