Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has confirmed that it has established communication between the Ch3 Lander MOX-ISTRAC and shared first and exclusive images of the moon captured by Chandrayaan-3’s Vikran lander during it’s descent on the lunar surface.
Taking to X (formerly Twitter), ISRO wrote;
“The communication link is established between the Ch-3 Lander and MOX-ISTRAC, Bengaluru. Here are the images from the Lander Horizontal Velocity Camera taken during the descent.”
Chandrayaan-3: India 1st in world
India successfully landed Chandrayaan-3 on the Moon’s south pole on Wednesday, August 23 at 6:03 PM. India became the first country to do so and fourth in the world to touch the lunar surface.
The ISRO declared it successful landing by saying that ‘India is on the Moon.’
The Chandrayaan-3 mission aims to study the Moon’s geology, it’s water resources and it’s potential for future human exploration.