Chandrayaan-3 was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on July 14 in an effort to make a second lunar landing. If successful, India would join the US, Russia, and China as the fourth country to accomplish this feat. Even though ISRO is the main institution in charge of the Chandrayaan-3 mission, numerous other businesses and startups have also made significant contributions to its success.
Dedication of Businesses and Startups Integral to Chandrayaan-3’s Success
The technology and systems that enable Chandrayaan-3 have been developed over a long period of time by these businesses and startups. Their diligence and commitment are crucial to the mission’s success. In addition to working with these businesses, ISRO has also done business with foreign organisations like NASA, the Australian Space Agency, and the European Space Agency. The mission’s ground support has been made possible thanks in large part to this teamwork.
Established in 1908, Walchandnagar Industries Ltd. (WIL) is a heavy engineering company with a presence in industrial products including gears, centrifugals, castings, and gauges as well as strategic sectors like defence, nuclear, and aerospace.
Larsen and Toubro (L&T)
The spacecraft’s heat shield, propulsion system, and landing gear were among the several parts that L&T supplied.
About 300–500 components were produced by the company for Indian space missions.
Paras Defence and Space Technologies
The spacecraft’s navigation system was provided by Paras Defence.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
The Vikram lander, which is a component of the spaceship that will arrive on the moon, was made by HAL.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
The spacecraft’s power system was provided by BHEL.
Indian aerospace and defence business MTAR Technologies. For the Chandrayaan-3 project, it produced a number of parts, including the lander’s propulsion system and the rover’s navigation system.
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