India to launch first solar mission (Aditya-L1) in 2020

India to launch first solar mission (Aditya-L1) in 2020

India to launch first solar mission (Aditya-L1) in 2020

  • ISRO has announced that India will launch its first mission to study the sun named Aditya-L1 in the year 2020.

  • The mission Aditya-L1 is meant to observe the solar corona and to keep a permanent eye on the sun without any disturbance.

  • Aditya-L1 mission is expected to be inserted in a halo orbit around the Lagrangian point 1 (L1) – which is 1.5 million km from the earth

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