By Famous India
India's Chandrayaan-3 mission has successfully landed on the moon's south pole. The lander, named Vikram, and the rover, named Pragyan, were carried to the moon by the orbiter, Chandrayaan-3. The lander touched down on the lunar surface at 18:04 local time (12:34 GMT).
The Chandrayaan-3 Mission
It aims to showcase India's capability to land on the moon's unexplored south pole, offering insights into its geology and history.
The Vikram Lander
The Chandrayaan-3 mission's core is the Vikram lander. It lands the spacecraft, releases the rover, and carries scientific tools like a camera and magnetometer.
The Pragyan Rover
Pragyan rover is a compact six-wheeled vehicle for lunar exploration. It holds various scientific tools like a camera, spectrometer, and drill.
The Chandrayaan-3 Orbiter
Chandrayaan-3 orbiter aids lander and rover communication, with onboard tools like a camera and spectrometer for scientific purposes.
Chandrayaan-3 lander faced communication issue during descent, yet safely landed on the moon—a big win for ISRO and India's space efforts.
The Chandrayaan-3 Mission's Impact
Chandrayaan-3 is a significant leap for India's space program, showcasing lunar south pole landing expertise. This unexplored region offers unique geological and historical insights.
The Future of Lunar Exploration
Chandrayaan-3 sets the stage for future lunar missions. India aims for a manned moon mission soon, while the US and China also have similar plans.
The Importance of Lunar Exploration
Lunar exploration informs moon's geology, history, and advances tech for upcoming space missions.
The Inspiration of Chandrayaan-3
The Chandrayaan-3 mission is an inspiration to many people around the world. It shows