India: Mission to the Sun

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is India’s national space agency, founded in 1969 as the research and development division of the country’s Department of Space (DoS). The organisation is responsible for international space cooperation and space exploration missions.

Source: BBC

As reported by the BBC today, ISRO launched a spacecraft, Aditya-L1, to the Lagrange point 1 (the point between the Sun and the Earth), on a space exploration mission. Aditya-L1 will supposedly reach its destination after travelling for over 1 million kilometers and the trip could take up to 4 months.

This successful feat is being recorded just days after India landed its Chandrayaan-3 on the moon, as reported by Incognito Blog here.

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