India Lands Chandrayaan-3 on the Moon's South Pole

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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Chandrayaan-3 Orbiter

Chandrayaan-3 orbiter aids lander and rover communication, with onboard tools like a camera and spectrometer for scientific purposes.

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The Landing

Chandrayaan-3 lander faced communication issue during descent, yet safely landed on the moon—a big win for ISRO and India's space efforts.

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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.

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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.

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The Importance of Lunar Exploration

Lunar exploration informs moon's geology, history, and advances tech for upcoming space missions.

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The Inspiration of Chandrayaan-3

The Chandrayaan-3 mission is an inspiration to many people around the world. It shows