India’S First Solar Mission Launch: Aditya

Indias first solar mission lifts off successfully

The ambitious aditya l1 solar mission was launched by isro

The pslv was launched from the spaceport on the eastern coast about 135 km from chennai

It will be the longest flight for about 63 minutes

It is the countrys first spacebased observatory to study the sun

The spacecraft will be placed around the lagrangian point l1 close to the sun

There are five lagrangian points between the earth and the sun

Spacecraft can use reduced fuel consumption points to stay there

The pull of the sun and earth is similar to the pull of a small object

After a liftoff scientists would place the spacecraft at a low earth orbit