ISRO's plan to make Venus mission special
Tags: National Science and Technology
After the Moon and Mars mission, India is now going to participate in the journey of Venus along with America and other countries.
The purpose of this campaign is to gather information about the atmosphere of Venus.
The project report of 'Shukrayan-1', the name given to the Venus mission of ISRO, is ready and the budget has also been fixed for this.
The cost of the Venus mission is likely to be between ₹500 crore to ₹1,000 crore, depending on the level of equipment.
About Shukrayaan-I Mission
Shukrayaan will be India's first orbiter mission to Venus.
It will be similar to Moon and Mars missions.
The mission aims to study the surface of the hottest planet in our solar system.
It also aims to unravel the mysteries under the Sulphuric Acid clouds enveloping on Venus.
Its atmosphere is highly toxic and corrosive.
Studying the structure, composition, and dynamics of the atmosphere.
ISRO is planning to launch orbital manoeuvres in December 2024 when Earth and Venus will converge.
Venus is the second planet from the Sun and Earth’s closest planetary neighbour. Mercury is closer to the Sun.
Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system.
The surface temperature on Venus is about 900 °F (475 °C), high enough to melt lead.
Its dense atmosphere is filled with the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, and contains clouds of sulfuric acid.
Venus is sometimes called Earth's twin because it is similar in size and composition, but the planet differs greatly in other respects.
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