New Delhi (EMS). ISRO’s solar mission Aditya L1 has started its work. NASA L1 took a big leap today by starting to observe the solar wind. Giving information, the Indian Space Research Organization said that the Aditya Solar Wind Particle Experiment payload present on the satellite has started its work and is working normally. The ASPX of Aditya L1 consists of two instruments – Solar Wind Ion Spectrometer and Suprathermal Energetic Particle Spectrometer. ISRO said that STEPS started functioning on September 10, the Swiss instrument was activated on Saturday and it has performed as expected. Space agency ISRO has also posted a photo on X, which presents the energy difference in the number of protons and alpha particles captured by the new payload.
It is noteworthy that ISRO had launched its solar mission Aditya L1 on September 2 from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The major objectives of this mission include the physics of the solar corona, its thermal mechanism, speed of the solar wind, organization of the solar atmosphere, dynamics, solar wind distribution, coronal mass ejections (CMEs), flares, origin of space weather near the Earth and temperature. Study included. However, ISRO Chairman S Somnath had said that Aditya L1 is nearing its final stage and the process of entering the L1 point is expected to be completed by January 7, 2024. The ISRO chief had said on the sidelines of an event organized at Vikram Sarabai Space Center to commemorate the 60th year of the first sounding rocket launch that ‘Aditya is on the way’.
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