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Chandrayaan-3 is the third mission in the Chandrayaan programme, a series of lunar-exploration missions developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The mission consists of a lunar lander named Vikram and a lunar rover named Pragyan, similar to those launched aboard Chandrayaan-2 in 2019.
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Chandrayaan-3: No signal from Vikram & Pragyan yet, can wait entire lunar day, says Isro chiefThe Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has not received any signal from the Chandrayaan-3 lander and rover, Vikram and Pragyan, since their landing on the lunar surface. However, there is still..
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Chandrayaan-3: Rover's second payload also confirms SulphurAn additional instrument onboard the rover has now confirmed the presence of Sulphur (S) in the region, providing a tantalizing clue about the planet's geological history. The Alpha Particle X-ray..
Chandrayaan-3: Pragyan's navigation cameras weigh just 125gm each, can tolerate high radiation, low temperatureThe Isro has released pictures of its Vikram lander on the lunar surface. The images were taken by the onboard cameras of the Pragyan rover, which rolled out from the lander via a ramp. The photos also..
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Union Cabinet adopts resolution hailing soft-landing of Chandrayaan-3The Union Cabinet on Tuesday adopted a resolution hailing the soft-landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the lunar surface, saying the success of the mission is a victory not just for the ISRO but a symbol of..
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Chandrayaan-3 landing point sparks political row; Congress, BJP trade jibes over Shiv Shakti vs JawaharThe landing point of Chandrayaan-3 has sparked a major political row across the country, with Congress and BJP both trading barbs over what it should be named.
Two Chandrayaan-3 mission objectives achieved, in-situ scientific experiments on lunar surface underway: ISROChandrayaan-3: Of the 3 mission objectives, demonstration of a safe and soft landing on the lunar surface is accomplished.
People across the globe are filled with enthusiasm: PM on Chandrayaan-3The Prime Minister who flew down to Bengaluru directly from Greece, said he could not stop himself from reaching the city first on his return to pay tribute to the ISRO scientists.
PM Modi lands in Bengaluru, says looking forward to meet exceptional Isro scientistsPrime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Bengaluru, India after his visit to South Africa and Greece. He expressed his excitement to meet the Isro scientists who worked on the successful..
Chandrayaan-3: Pragyan rover traverses 8 metre on lunar surface, its payloads turned on, says ISROAll payloads on the propulsion module, lander module, and rover are performing nominally.
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Chandrayaan-3 landing: Despite tense bilateral ties, ISRO's mission lands on front page of Pakistani newspapersAfter the much-anticipated moon landing of the Chandrayaan-3 mission, Pakistani newspapers featured the historic moon mission on the front page spot.
Meet Sohan Yadav, brilliant mind of ISRO who defied odds of poverty to become major contributor in Chandrayaan missionWithout the scientific genius of ISRO, this would not be feasible. Sohan Yadav is one such outstanding scientist who has significantly contributed to the overall Chandrayaan-3 mission.