Aditya-L1 blasted off from Sriharikota at 11.50 am. Aditya L1 will take an approach similar to Chandrayaan-3 to reach its designated spot. Aditya L1 will stay in earth-bound orbits for 16 days as it undergoes five manoeuvres to gain speed needed for L1 jump. The total journey time for ISRO's Aditya-L1 solar mission from Sriharikota (Earth) to L1 is estimated to be about four months.
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After the success of its lunar landing programme - Chandrayaan-3, the Indian Space Research Organisation is now set to make history with the launch of its new mission to study the Sun. Aditya-L1 Solar Mission, is India’s first mission to explore the Sun. ISRO said the launch rehearsal and the rocket’s internal checks were completed. The spacecraft would be launched by PSLV-C57 rocket, to study the Sun.
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