ISRO Chandrayaan 3 Rover Photo: On August 23, India's Chandrayaan-3 made a soft landing on the south pole of the moon, creating history.
Chandrayaan-3 Mission: Prajnaan Rover Clicks Full View Image of Vikram Lander, which Successfully Landed on the Moon’s Surface a Week Ago. ISRO Releases Images.
ISRO tweeted that the rover Prajnaan captured an image of the Vikram lander this morning (August 30). The image was taken with the rover’s onboard camera. Prior to this, ISRO claimed that the rover had detected oxygen and was searching for hydrogen on the lunar surface near the South Pole. If hydrogen is found, it could indicate the presence of water on the Moon, marking a significant breakthrough.
Pragyan Rover clicked an image of Vikram Lander this morning.
The 'image of the mission' was taken by the Navigation Camera onboard the Rover (NavCam).
NavCams for the Chandrayaan-3 Mission are developed by the Laboratory for… pic.twitter.com/Oece2bi6zE
— ISRO (@isro) August 30, 2023
Vikram Lander Majestically Standing on the Lunar Surface
The Prajnaan rover is traversing the lunar surface and transmitting gathered data to the ISRO command center. During this phase, the rover approached the Vikram lander at a distance of about 15 meters to capture an image. In this image, the Vikram lander stands majestically on the lunar surface.
Image Released on Wednesday Afternoon
Prior to this, on Wednesday afternoon, ISRO released the first image captured by the Prajnaan rover of the Vikram lander. Later in the evening, another image was released. ISRO posted on social media, ‘Beyond the horizons, beyond the views of the moon, once again our companion Prajnaan has captured Vikram in an image.’ This image was taken from a distance of about 15 meters around 11 AM on Wednesday.”
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