Chandrayaan-2 Important Questions
Chandrayaan-2 is the second mission to moon after Chandrayaan-1 which was launched in 2008. Chandrayaan-2 will carry 13 scientific satellites and weighs around 3.8 tonnes which will be equivalent of eight elephants. No doubt Chandrayaan-2 is the advanced version of Chandrayaan-
2- According to ISRO, Chandrayaan-2 moon mission will explore which area of the moon?
3- Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft has how many modules?
4- What are the objectives of launching Chandrayaan-2 moon mission?
5- Chandrayaan-2 Lunar mission comprises:
6- Which rocket will carry Chandrayaan-2 into the space?
7- Spacecraft Lander is also known as....
8- Which of the following statements are correct about Rover?
9- Which of the following statement is or are correct about Orbiter?
10- What is the orbiter mass of Chandrayaan-2?
2-Explanation: According to ISRO, Chandrayaan-2 moon mission will explore South Pole of the moon.
4- Scientific objectives are: to map the Moon's surface, its mineral and element content, moonquakes and signatures of water-ice on the lunar surface.
5- Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) second moon mission is Chandrayaan-2 which comprises an orbiter and lander and a rover.
6- The GSLV Mk-III will carry Chandrayaan-2 to its designated orbit.
7- Lander also known as Vikram. ISRO has named Lander after the founder of ISRO and the father of Indian Space Program Vikram Sarabhai.
8- Rover also known as Pragyan will have two instruments on board. On the surface of the Moon the instrument will test the mineral and chemical compositions and also about soil and rocks formation. Data on and around the South Pole will be collected and sent.
9- Orbiter of Chandrayaan-2 will be installed at 100 km above the moon and consists of eight instruments. Specifications of these instruments are not provided that will be loaded on to the rocket. It will be circling the information from Lander and Rover to the ISRO Centre. It will also bring the command sent from ISRO to the lander and the rover.
10- The Chandrayaan 2 orbiter is a box-shaped craft with an orbital mass of 2379 kg and solar arrays capable of generating 1000 W power.