When can India reach Venus & Mars? Scientist answers

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Nov 13, 2023

India’s plan to reach Venus & Mars

Dr. M Sankaran, Director of the UR Rao Satellite Center, said that ISRO envisions establishing India's presence on Mars and Venus within next 5 years.

Possible challenges in this plan

The possible challenges in this mission are spacecraft overheating upon entering Mars' atmosphere and the need to identify optimal launch windows

Internal discussions in progress

Internal discussions on mission concepts are in progress, indicating the agency's approach to tackling obstacles posed by interplanetary exploration.

Chandrayaan-2 failure impact

As per Dr Sankaran, the thing that was holding back the Mars mission was the unsuccessful landing of Chandrayaan-2.

Thermal protection for Mars mission

Scientists are researching thermal protection for Mars mission to manage the heat generated. But, the challenge is that this protection adds weight.