#Chandrayaan 3

India has landed on the Moon: here’s what the political and economic gains are

Quick Read

From the early days of human space activity in the 1960s, missions to the Moon have attracted significant global attention. India’s recent success in landing the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft on the Moon was technically demanding and occurred in a previously unexplored part of the Moon. As well as the...

Chandrayaan-3 – India hopes to land a rover on the Moon for the first time

Deep Dive

On Wednesday August 23, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) mission Chandrayaan-3 will deploy its lander and rover to the surface of the Moon. The Vikram lander should carry the rover to the lunar surface. ISRO, Author provided As the name suggests, this is the third mission in...

A Historic Leap: India’s Chandrayaan-3 Moon Mission

Long Read

Today, India's ambitious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, has successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, an island in southern India. The spacecraft, named Chandrayaan-3, meaning "moon craft" in Sanskrit, embarked on a journey that will last slightly over a month before landing on the Moon's surface...