Reasons and procedures for sending rockets, astronauts or satellite to space
Ever wondered why we send a rocket or satellite or even astronauts into space? Get a learning experience from this Ask Expert page on all things related to rockets, astronauts and satellite launches.
1. Why does a country send rockets, astronauts or satellites to space?
2. What is the normal expenditure for such a mission and who bears the expenses?
3. From where is the rocket send and is it a confirmed place or the place keeps on changing?
4. Why do the timings to send rockets are odd (e.g. (2:43 p.m. for Chandrayaan 2? What is the significance of the times for the launch?