New Delhi: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday (February 3) said that Chandrayaan-3 is scheduled for launch in August 2022.
In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha on February 2, Dr Jitendra said, based on the learnings from Chandrayaan-2 and suggestions made by the national level experts, the realisation of Chandrayaan-3 is in progress. Many related hardware and their special tests are successfully completed and the launch is scheduled for August 2022.
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The minister informed that the number of missions planned during 2022 (January to December 2022) are 19 – 8 Launch Vehicle Missions, 7 Spacecraft Missions and 4 Technology Demonstrator Missions.
Several ongoing missions were impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, reprioritisation of projects has taken place in the backdrop of Space Sector reforms and newly introduced demand driven models.
The following missions were realised in the last 3 years.
List of Satellites launched in last 3 years’ time frame
|Satellite Name||Launch Date
|EOS-03||Aug 12, 2021|
|Amazonia-1||Feb 28, 2021|
|Satish Dhawan SAT (SDSAT)||Feb 28, 2021|
|UNITYsat||Feb 28, 2021|
|CMS-01||Dec 17, 2020|
|EOS-01||Nov 07, 2020|
|GSAT-30||Jan 17, 2020|
|RISAT-2BR1||Dec 11, 2019|
|Cartosat-3||Nov 27, 2019|
|Chandrayaan-2||Jul 22, 2019|
|RISAT-2B||May 22, 2019|
|EMISAT||Apr 01, 2019|
|GSAT-31||Feb 06, 2019|
|Microsat-R||Jan 24, 2019|
|Kalamsat-V2||Jan 24, 2019|