Technicalities of Chandrayaan-3 Mission captivate students

Technicalities of Chandrayaan-3 Mission captivate students

October 3, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Engineer and Scientist M.V. Roopa from the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) delivered a motivational talk about the Chandrayaan-3 Mission at Marimalappa’s PU College in city recently.

Roopa, who serves as Deputy Project Director at ISRO-ISTRAC, shared valuable insights with the students. She provided in-depth information on various aspects of the Chandrayaan-3 Mission. She also discussed the operational and technical intricacies, shedding light on the meticulous planning involved in India’s third Lunar Mission.

She emphasised that the Mission’s success was the result of a remarkable collaboration between experts in science, engineering, design, control and navigation. Roopa also conducted a technical walkthrough, explaining how LVM3 M4 vehicle successfully launched Chandrayaan-3 into orbit and positioned the integrated module in an Elliptic Parking Orbit (EPO).

She guided students through the phases of lunar lander, named Vikram, and lunar rover, named Pragyan, during their descent to the lunar surface. Following her presentation, Roopa engaged in an interactive session with students, who were captivated by the Mission’s details and eagerly asked questions to satisfy their curiosity.

Principal M.S. Vijaya introduced the guest speaker. Senior Chemistry Lecturer Dr. T. Mruthyunjaya Swamy welcomed.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]