Aditya L1: ISRO’s first Sun mission successfully injected into final orbit

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New Delhi: Aditya L1, the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) maiden solar mission, successfully entered its final manoeuvre to reach its destination and injected into its final orbit today.

The Indian Space Research Oganisation (ISRO) launched the Aditya L1 solar observatory in September 2023.(CESSI / IISER-Kolkata)
ISRO chief S Somanath told news agency ANI on Monday “Aditya-L1 is going to reach its L1 point on January 6 at 4pm and we are going to do the final manoeuvre to keep it there.”
Launched on September 2 last year, the spacecraft has undergone four earth-bound manoeuvres and a Trans-Lagrangean Point 1 Insertion (TL1I) manoeuvres, all successfully.

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