India’s latest third lunar probe, Chandrayaan-3, has landed on the Moon! Like Chandrayaan-2, it includes a lander named Vikram and a rover named Pragyan. Its propulsion system works orbitally. And now India has become the fourth country to land on the moon!
Chandrayaan-3 finally lands on the Moon!
Ahead of the launch, ISRO said it is ready to begin the autonomous landing process, which is expected to begin at 5:44 pm. On July 14, Chandrayaan-3 was launched. Only the United States, Russia and China, apart from India, managed to land a soft landing on Earth’s only natural satellite. After this successful landing, India became the fourth country in the world to land a spacecraft on the Moon!
Today at 6:04 pm, the Indian Space Research Organization’s Chandrayaan-3 mission made a smooth and flawless landing. At 5:20 p.m., the live broadcast of the landing ceremony began. Also, it is available through ISRO website, Doordarshan TV and many social networking sites. PM Modi greets the entire nation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated ISRO and the entire nation
हर देशवासी की तरह मेरा मन चंद्रयान महाअभियान पर भी लगा हुआ था।
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 23, 2023
After the flight landed successfully, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated ISRO and the entire nation. According to his tweet, this is a historic win for the Indian space sector.
History Created! 👏 👏
Mission Successful 🌖
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 23, 2023
Besides him, the BCCI also extended their best wishes to ISRO for this successful win.
— Prithviraj Sukumaran (@PrithviOfficial) August 23, 2023
After the flight landed successfully, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated ISRO and the entire nation. According to his tweet, this is a historic win for the Indian space sector. South Indian actor Prithviraj Sukumaran told the X (ex-Twitter) and expressed his gratitude saying, “What a milestone!”
An absolutely Momentous achievement for India !! #Chandrayaan3 🚀 registers an unprecedented and spectacular success!!! 👏👏👏
History is Made today!! 👏👏👏
I join over a Billion proud Indians in celebrating and congratulating our Indian scientific community !!
This clearly… pic.twitter.com/tALCJWM0HU
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) August 23, 2023
Chiranjeevi Konidela, another South Indian actor, greeted everyone. He further requested everyone to participate in the celebration of one billion Indians.
We're over the moon!
🚀 #Chandrayaan3 imprints our identity on the Moon's southern frontier, a triumph unmatched. This feat is a testament to ISRO's indomitable spirit, their commitment and hard work make every Indian's heart swell with pride.
This historic leap is a clarion… pic.twitter.com/TplJJ9cGmE
— Raghav Chadha (@raghav_chadha) August 23, 2023
Raghav Chaddha, MP, tweeted writing that the spacecraft is documenting our identity in the southern region of the moon. he further wrote that it is proof that ISRO lacks spirituality, hard work and commitment to its mission. And the sky is not the end, but it is our launchpad!
The purpose of the Chandrayaan-3 launch is to observe and demonstrate the rover’s observational capabilities.
For every Indian, especially scientists, this is a great victory! Comment below and share your thoughts on Chandrayaan-3 landing!