Chandrayaan 3 aims to land a lunar rover and bring back soil samples to Earth.
Collaboration with Japan:
ISRO partners with JAXA to develop a joint lunar lander.
Chandrayaan 3 targets the lunar south pole for potential water ice exploration.
The indigenous rover showcases India's space technology expertise.
Compact and Agile:
Weighing 30 kilograms, the rover analyzes lunar soil composition.
Rover's Unique Payload:
Chandrayaan 3 carries a drilling system to collect samples from up to two meters below the surface.
Dual Communication Strategy:
The mission uses direct-to-Earth and relay communication systems.
Chandrayaan 3 optimizes costs without compromising scientific objectives.
Extended Mission Duration:
Chandrayaan 3 is designed for up to one year of exploration.
Lunar Night Survival:
The rover has a nuclear-powered heating system for lunar night conditions.