After landing on the Moon, India plans to launch a spacecraft to the Sun

After India became the first country to land a device near the South Pole of the Moon, a spacecraft is planned to be launched to view the Sun
This was reported by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

“The launch of Aditya-L1, India’s first space-based observatory for studying the Sun, is scheduled for September 2,” the statement said.

Aditya, which means “Sun” in Hindi, will be launched into a halo orbit in space about 1.5 million kilometers (930,000 miles) from Earth, providing the spacecraft with a clear view of the Sun at all times.

“This will provide a greater advantage for observing solar activity and its impact on space weather in real time,” the space agency said.

The spacecraft will carry seven payloads to observe the Sun’s outer layers – known as the photosphere and chromosphere – including electromagnetic and particle field detectors.

On August 23, the Vikram lander of the Chandrayaan-3 mission successfully landed on the Moon.

Source ISRO
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