Chandrayaan-3’s Pragyan Rover clicked an image of Vikram Lander

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A new image released by ISRO showing the Chandrayaan-3‘s Vikram Lander as captured by the Pragyan rover.

The lander and the rover conduct in-situ studies of the lunar surface at higher lunar latitudes in the Southern lunar hemisphere.

While sharing the image, ISRO mentioned it as an “image of the mission.”

The Navigation Camera onboard the Rover (NavCam) captured the image.

On August 30, ISRO shared the image of the Vikram lander with the caption, “Smile, please📸!”

On August 23, 2023, ISRO made history by successfully landing India’s Chandrayaan-3 mission on the Moon’s south pole. The Lander achieved a soft landing on site around 18.03 Hrs. IST.

The Lander arrived at the designated point around 17:44 Hrs. IST.

The landing marks India as the first country to land a spacecraft on the lunar south pole softly and the fourth to achieve a soft landing on the Moon.

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