India’s Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft successfully completed the soft landing on the moon on Wednesday. The success of the mission is a major achievement for Indian lunar exploration. The BJP government has been looking to spur investment in private space launches for a few years and this mission is an encouraging step for their planning.
Space Research Organisation (ISRO) updated that the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft landed on the lunar south pole. People across the country watched the development on television screens and prayed for the success of mission.
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India is the first country to land on lunar south pole with Chandrayaan-3 mission pic.twitter.com/eVh0N7fIpv
— ANI (@ANI) August 23, 2023
India made its second attempt to land a spacecraft on the moon, This attempt came after Russia’s Luna-25 mission failed to achieve landing.
I reached my destination
and you too!'
Chandrayaan-3 has successfully
soft-landed on the moon 🌖!.
— ISRO (@isro) August 23, 2023