Chandrayaan 3 Live Status, Everything You need to Know about ISRO’s Moon Mission

Indian Space Research Organization launched mission Chandrayaan-3 to the moon on 14 July 2023. ISRO’s Chandrayaan 3 mission has reached an almost circular orbit as the spacecraft moving in a 174 km wide and 1437 km long orbit around the moon was retrofitted to take the spacecraft into a 151 km wide and 179 km long circular orbit and moved closer to the moon.

According to the information received, the ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network in Bengaluru has started the orbit reduction process on 16 August 2023. Thereafter, the spacecraft will enter into a 100 km wide lunar circular orbit. ISRO aims to soft-land the Chandrayaan 3 lander on the lunar surface at the south pole on 23 August 2023. After this, India will become the fourth country to land its payload on the Moon.

Russia’s Luna 25 spacecraft is also heading towards the Moon and is expected to land at the South Pole on 21 August 2023. The country whose spacecraft will land first on the South Pole of the Moon will become the first country to achieve this feat. Here we will learn about Chandrayaan 3 Live Status and we will Find out the latest updates about ISRO’s Moon Mission.

Chandrayaan 3 Moon Landing Live Updates

What is Chandrayaan 3 Mission 2023

  • Chandrayaan-3 is India’s third lunar mission and the second attempted soft landing on the lunar surface.
  • For this mission, Chandrayaan-3 was launched on 14 July, 2023 at 14:35 from the Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) in Sriharikota.
  • It has a native Lander Module (LM), Propulsion Module (PM) and Rover designed to develop and demonstrate new technologies required for interplanetary missions.
  • With the launch of this mission, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is preparing for a successful soft landing on the moon.
  • India aims to become the fourth country in the world to achieve this feat, after the United States, Russia and China.

Chandrayaan 3 Live Status 2023

Under India’s ambitious Moon mission, today i.e. on 17 August 2023, the propulsion module of Chandrayaan-3 will be separated from the lander and rover. Now the propulsion module will study the radiations coming from the Earth by staying in the lunar orbit for 3-6 months, while the lander-rover will land on the lunar surface on 23 August 2023 at 5:47 pm.

Where it will do other experiments including water search for 14 days. It got closer to the moon on 16 August 2023 and now the distance of Chandrayaan-3 from the surface of the Moon is only 150 km. With this, the last phase of the success of the mission has started. On which the eyes of many big countries of the world are there.

Chandrayaan 3 Live 2023 Overview

Name of Organization Indian Space Research Organization
Name of Mission   Chandrayaan 3
Chandrayaan 3 Launched Date 14 July 2023, 2:35
Landing Region South Pole
Expected date of Landing 23 August 2023
Last landing place 500m×500m 
Official Website isro.gov.in
Chandrayaan 3 Live Status, Everything You need to Know about ISRO’s Moon Mission

Latest updates about ISRO’s Moon Mission 2023

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has shared the Latest updates about ISRO’s Moon Mission 2023 and the journey of Chandrayaan-3. This mission has completed all the process of reaching the moon. As per our expectation, Chandrayaan-3 was placed in the 153 km X 163 km orbit of the Moon. The process of entering the boundary of the Moon is complete and today, the propulsion module and the lander are ready to separate.

There is a preparation for a soft landing on the moon on 23 August 2023. ISRO has managed to place Chandrayaan-3 in more than five lunar orbits in a phased manner in the three weeks since its launch on 14 July 2023 and on 1 August 2023, the vehicle was successfully sent from Earth’s orbit towards the Moon.

Chandrayaan 3 Important Dates

First Orbit Raising Manoeuvre 15 July 2023
Second Orbit Raising Manoeuvre 16 July 2023
Third Orbit Raising Manoeuvre 18 July 2023
Fourth Orbit Raising Manoeuvre 20 July 2023
Fifth Orbit Raising Manoeuvre 25 July 2023

Chandrayaan 3 Live Status 2023 FAQs

Why 17 August 2023 is special for ISRO’s Moon Mission 2023?

17 August 2023 is special for Chandrayaan-3. India’s moon mission is going to be divided into two parts today. At around one o’clock the integrated module of Chandrayaan-3 will split into two.

What India will achieve after successful soft landing of mission on Moon?

According to ISRO, Chandrayaan will land on the lunar surface on 23 August. If successful in soft landing, India will become the fourth country to do so after America, Russia and China. There were several spacecraft crashes before both the US and Russia successfully landed on the Moon. China is the only country to be successful in its first attempt with the Chang’e-3 mission in 2013.

When was Chandrayaan 3 Mission 2023 launched?

Chandrayaan 3 Mission 2023 was launched from Sriharikota on 14 July 2023.

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