ISRO image of Chandrayaan-3 landing strip taken after landing. One of the four legs of the lander is visible to the right
Chandrayaan-3 Moon landing LIVE updates: Consolidating India’s position as a global power in space, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) made history when the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft landed gently on the Moon’s surface on January 5, 2018. Wednesday night. With the success of the mission, India became the first country to land a spacecraft on the moon’s uncharted territory at the south pole and the fourth to approach the Moon.
The spacecraft’s Vikram lander made a gentle landing at 6:04pm (IST), ending the disappointment of the Chandrayaan-2 lander’s emergency landing four years ago. While congratulating the team of scientists behind the mission, ISRO head S Somnath said the lander’s condition will now be assessed and the probe will leave the lander module in the next few hours. .
According to ISRO, the mission’s three goals are to demonstrate a safe and gentle landing on the lunar surface, demonstrate the rover moving on the Moon, and conduct on-site science experiments. What happens next? Find out here. While India’s space program has received much praise for being such a huge success on a limited budget, simple innovation will no longer be enough for India to make a difference to its operations. globe on the Moon, C Raja Mohan argues in this section. Nalini Singh, in this special section to expressHowever, there is a bold request to politicians: please do not appear on TV during a live broadcast to acknowledge this monumental achievement, or slap the ISRO president on the back. . Famous for hosting myths, writer Devdutt Pattanaik recounts a number of myths, stories and legends in this part about the celestial body is part of our cultural truth, our Indian identity.
For the first time in history, India made a gentle landing on the south pole of the Moon. Scroll down for the latest updates
Chandrayaan-3 goes down in history as the first mission to land on the moon’s south pole
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