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Solar mission Aditya L1 will reach destination on January 6: ISRO chairman

India’s maiden photo voltaic mission ‘Aditya L1’ will attain its vacation spot, the Lagrangian level (L1) which is positioned 1.5 million km from Earth, on January 6, Indian Area Analysis Organisation (ISRO) chairman S Somanath mentioned right here on Friday.

The mission, the primary Indian space-based observatory to check the Solar from a halo orbit L1, was launched by ISRO on September 2 from the Satish Dhawan Area Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota.

“Aditya L1 will enter the L1 point on January 6.That is what is expected. The exact time will be announced at appropriate time,” Somanath advised mediapersons on the sidelines of the Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan organised by Vijnana Bharati, an NGO working to popularise science.

“When it reaches the L1 point, we have to fire the engine once again so that it does not go further. It will go to that point, and once it reaches that point, it will rotate around it and will be trapped at L1,” he mentioned. As soon as Aditya L1 reaches its vacation spot, it’s going to assist measure varied occasions occurring on the Solar for the following 5 years.

“Once it is successfully placed on L1 point, it will be there for the next five years, gathering all the data which are very important not for India alone but for the entire world. The data will be very useful to understand the dynamics of the Sun and how it affects our life,” the ISRO chief mentioned.

How India goes to turn into a technologically highly effective nation is essential, he mentioned whereas addressing the gathering.ISRO has made a plan to construct an Indian house station, known as ‘Bharatiya space station’ through the ‘Amrit Kaal’ as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s directions, Somanath mentioned.

“In the space sector, we are seeing an emergence of new actors…We are going to support, encourage and build the economy around the new generation,” he mentioned, including that India can’t turn into a frontrunner in every little thing, nevertheless it ought to concentrate on the sectors the place it might.

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