The Chandrayaan-2, after its launch on Monday, has made history in space exploration on the planet. Despite the fact that the mission was delayed because of a specific specialized glitch, at long last, its dispatch on Monday carried an incredible alleviation to the general population behind the mission and to the country and its kin.
With the launch of the Chandrayaan-2 from the Indian Space Research Organisation’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at its fixed scheduled time of 2.43 PM, another amazing factor about the mission has come to catch the attention. The launch of the mission marks another addition to the achievements made by women as official reports state that 30 percent of the members working on this project are women.
The two top ladies behind the astounding task worth Rs 978 crore are Muthayya Vanitha, Project Director for Chandrayaan 2 and Ritu Karidhal, the mission chief of Chandrayaan 2. Muthayya Vanitha happens to be the principal lady venture executive who has worked with ISRO. Moreover, Vanitha additionally is the appointee venture chief for information frameworks who is in charge of remote detecting of Cartosat-1, Oceansat-2 and Megha-Tropiques satellites.
Speaking about the project director, another project director of the mission Dr. M Annadurai said, “Vanitha is an expert in data handling. She was comfortable in her digital/ hardware section and was hesitant to move to a project director role. This role not only involves nearly 18 hours of work a day at its peak, which means many sacrifices but is also in the national limelight bringing heavy responsibility of its own.”
The mission executive of Chandrayaan 2, Ritu Karidhal is likewise being named as the ‘rocket ladies’ used to be the Deputy Operations Director for the Mars mission. She is an Aerospace Engineering qualification holder from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.