Chandrayaan-3 set for launch in June 2023

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The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to launch its third lunar mission in the month of June 2023.

Key Points: According to S Somnath, the Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle Mark-III (GSLV Mk-III) will launch Chandrayaan-3 (C-3) in June of next year.

Key Points: ISRO is also working on the Gaganyaan mission, and the first abort test is scheduled for the new year.

Key Points: The mission will rely on the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, which is already circling the Moon; the Chandrayaan-3 rover is not a clone of its predecessor

Key Points: The mission was previously scheduled to launch in the third quarter of 2022, but it has now been further postponed.

After ISRO aborted two missions, Gaganyaan will make its maiden unmanned flight to make sure ISRO can rescue the crew in any situation.