India’s lunar mission Chandrayaan-3 achieves another milestone

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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 19 February said that the 'Chandrayaan-3' lander has "successfully" underwent the Electro-Magnetic Interference/Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMI/EMC) test at the U R Rao Satellite Centre.

An overview of the news

  • The EMI-EMC test is conducted for satellite missions to ensure functionality of the satellite subsystems in space and their compatibility with the expected electromagnetic levels.

  • The purpose of this test is to ensure that the satellite's systems work properly in conjunction with the expected electromagnetic levels in space.

  • This is an important step in preparing the test satellites.

  • The test was conducted between January 31 and February 2 at the UR RAW Satellite Center in Bengaluru.

  • During this test several points related to the post-landing phase of Chandrayaan's mission were checked.

  • These include a number of tests including launch capability, polarisation of antenna for radio frequency systems and compatibility of lander and rover.

  • All the systems performed satisfactorily during the test.

  • The complexity of this operation relates to the establishment of radio frequency communication links between these modules.

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