New Delhi, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Atomic Energy and Space Dr. Jitendra Singh told Lok Sabha on July 28 that Chandrayaan-3 is likely to be launched during third quarter of 2022 assuming normal work flow henceforth.
In a written reply to a question, he said, realisation of Chandrayaan-3 is in progress.
The realisation of Chandrayaan-3 involves various process including finalisation of configuration, subsystems realisation, integration, spacecraft level detailed testing and a number of special tests to evaluate the system performance on earth.
The realisation progress was hampered due to COVID-19 pandemic. However, all works that were possible in work from home mode were taken up even during lockdown periods. Chandrayaan-3 realisation resumed after commencement of unlock period and is in matured stage of realisation, the reply added.