Successful soft landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the surface of Moon

The Lander Module (LM) of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) third lunar mission Chandrayaan-3, launched on July 14, made a successfully landed on the surface of the Moon on August 23, 2023.

With this India has become the fourth country to achieve a soft-landing on the Moon.

The others being the United States, Russia and China.

In a few hours from now the Lander will deploy the Rover which will carry out in-situ chemical analysis of the lunar surface during the course of its mobility.

The Lander and the Rover with a mission life of one Lunar day (14 Earth days) have scientific payloads to carry out experiments on the lunar surface.