New Delhi (EMS). Indian space agency ISRO has now prepared to go to Venus after the Sun and the Moon. According to the information received, Shukrayaan is likely to be launched in December next year. Before the Venus mission, the space agency is preparing to launch EXPOSAT or X-ray Polarimeter Satellite in December this year itself. Its purpose is to study bright X-ray pulsars. ISRO chief S Somnath had recently said that a mission to Venus, the brightest planet in the solar system, has already been prepared. Its payloads have been developed for the mission.
It is likely to be launched in December 2024. ISRO scientists said that at this time Earth and Venus will be so aligned (in a straight line) that the spacecraft can be placed in the orbit of the neighboring planet using less propellant. After this, this opportunity will be available only in 2031.
ISRO chief while addressing the Indian National Science Academy in Delhi recently said that Venus is a very interesting planet. It also has an atmosphere that is very dense. Atmospheric pressure is 100 times greater than Earth’s. It is full of acids. You cannot penetrate the surface. You don’t know whether its surface is hard or not. Why are we trying to understand all this? Earth may become Venus one day. I don’t know. Perhaps after 10,000 years the Earth will change its characteristics. Earth was never like this before. A long time ago it was no longer a habitable place. It is being told that Venus is the second planet after the Sun which is the nearest neighboring planet of the Earth. It is often called Earth’s twin because it is similar in size and density.
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