Lands on Moon's Surface, What It Encounters
Leaves Scientists Speechless!"
Chandrayaan-3 is a lunar exploration spacecraft developed by ISRO.
It was launched on July 14, 2023, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.
This marks ISRO's first attempt to land both a lander and rover on the Moon.
The spacecraft weighs 1.3 tons and is 3.8 meters long.
The rover is named Pragyan, and the lander is named Vikram.
The rover has a travel capacity of up to 10 kilometers on the lunar surface.
The focus of the rover's studies includes rocks, soil, and the lunar environment.
Developed by ISRO scientists and engineers, the spacecraft was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.
The landing site is near the lunar south pole, an area with limited exploration.
The spacecraft's mission duration is approximately one lunar day, equivalent to about 14 Earth days.
The mission aims to uncover scientific insights about the Moon's history and characteristics.
Chandrayaan-3's live update
23 aug 2023