India created history on Wednesday 23 August 2023
India created history on Wednesday 23 August 2023 6pm with the successful landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the moon’s surface. Leaders from across the world congratulated India on this achievement as the country now joins the elite group of four countries. India is also the first country to land on the south pole region of the moon surface.
Vikram Lander’s successful touchdown on the Moon
Vikram Lander’s successful touchdown on the Moon, Pragyan rover rolled out and “walked” on its surface, the Indian Space Research Organisation said on Thursday. It has commenced its mobility operations and will collect critical data about the elemental composition of the Moon over the next 13 days as part of its mission. The lander will also study the lunar surface.
Post that, Chandrayaan-3 will become inactive without Sun, but may come back to life when the sun rises again, giving a boost to this mission.