Feb 29, 2024, 07:41 PM IST

Chandrayaan-3, Aditya-L1, Gaganyaan: Historic ISRO missions

Shweta Singh

The year 2023 was quite historic and a complete landmark one for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) because of its several achievements and some amazing accomplishments. 

Here is the list of accomplishments made by ISRO: 

Chandrayaan-3 successfully soft-landed on the Moon’s south pole on August 23. India became the first country to softly land a spacecraft on the lunar south pole.


ISRO launched Aditya-L1 on September 2 at around 11:50 am. Aditya-L1 took off atop a PSLV-XL rocket from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC). 


ISRO launched the first uncrewed flight mission of the Gaganyaan programme on October 21, 2023, at 10:00 am IST.

 Gaganyaan TV-D1

ISRO launched two Singaporean satellites on April 22, as part of the PSLV-C55 mission.


On January 5, ISRO and Microsoft signed a Memorandum of Understanding to fuel the growth of Indian space-tech startups and empower them with technology tools and platforms

 ISRO-Microsoft Collaboration

ISRO launched the second developmental flight of the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) on February 10 at around 9:18 am.


On April 2, ISRO successfully conducted the autonomous landing test or air-drop landing experiment of the space agency's reusable launch vehicle prototype.