Chandrayaan II ISRO Satellite

Chandrayaan-II mission is a highly complex mission, that represents a significant technological leap compared to the previous missions of ISRO. The satellite was launched by ISRO on 6 September 2019 at SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India. This mission was carried out in LVM3-M1 launch vehicle and has a mass of 3840 Kg. It comprises an orbiter, lander and rover to explore the unexplored south pole of the Moon. The mission is designed to expand the lunar scientific knowledge through detailed study of topography, seismography, mineral identification and distribution, surface chemical composition, thermo-physical characteristics of top soil and composition of the tenuous lunar atmosphere, leading to a new understanding of the origin and evolution of the Moon.

Mission Information

Mission Details

NameChandrayaan II
Launch DateSeptember 06, 2019
Launch SiteSHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch VehicleLVM3-M1
Mission Life3 Years, 9 Months, and 19 Days

Satellite Details

Mass3840 Kg

Space Organization Details

OrganizationISRO
ContinentAsia
CountryIndia