There are key points from the isros moon mission

India is at the center of scripted history as isros ambitious third moon mission is all set to touch down on the lunar surface today

India would be the fourth nation to achieve a softlanding on the moon and the first to reach the previously unexplored southern pole

As the lm is scheduled to make a touchdown at 606 pm today here is a look at some key points about the moon mission

The objective of the mission is to demonstrate endtoend capability in safe landing

The mission life of the propulsion module is 36 months

The 4km x 24 km is a landing site

The weight of the propulsion module is 2148 grams

The role is to deploy the rover components at a specified lunar site

The role is to carry out chemical analysis of the lunar surface components