HAL delivers Chandrayaan 1 Orbiter Craft Module Structure to ISRO

Q.  Which Public Sector Unit has delivered 'Orbiter Craft Module Structure'of Chandrayaan-2, India's second lunar exploration mission, to ISRO Satellite Centre in Bengaluru?
- Published on 20 Jun 15

a. BHEL
b. BEL
c. HAL
d. DRDO

ANSWER: HAL
 
The Orbiter Craft Module is a three-tonne category bus structure made out of a central composite cylinder, shear webs and deck panels. The Orbiter with scientific payloads will orbit around the moon and the Lander will soft land on the planet at a specified site and deploy the Rover. According to Indian Space Research organisation's plans, Chandrayaan-2 will be launched by a Geo-Stationary Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-MKII) during the next two to three years.

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