Chandrayaan-3 lander on the lunar surface photographed by NASA’s LRO spacecraft: See images

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) captured an image of the Chandrayaan-3 landing site. The spacecraft is currently near the moon’s south pole since its successful soft landing on August 23. The Chandrayaan-3 landing site is about 600 kilometers from the south pole of the moon.

The camera attached to NASA’s orbiter took an oblique (42-degree sweep) view of the Vikram lander four days after landing. Launched on June 18, 2009, NASA’s orbiter has collected a wealth of data, making important contributions to the lunar knowledge base
“The bright halo around the vehicle was formed by the interaction of the missile plume with the fine-grained regolith (soil),” NASA said in a statement, attaching the captured image.

On August 23, India took a big step when the Chandrayaan-3 lander module successfully landed on the moon’s south pole. It became the first country to achieve this historic feat, ending the disappointment of the Chandrayaan-3 crash-landing. 2, four years ago. India became the fourth country to successfully land on the lunar surface after the United States, China and Russia.

After landing, the Vikram lander and Pragyan rover performed various tasks on the lunar surface, including searching for sulfur and other smaller elements, recording the relative temperature, and listening to movements around it.

Meanwhile, the Vikram lander and Pragyan rover are in “sleep mode” with awakening expected around September 22, 2023.

In the latest update, the Indian Space Research Organization released a three-dimensional “anaglyph” image of the Chandrayaan-3 Vikram lander from the moon’s south pole. Anaglyph is a simple three-dimensional visualization of the object or terrain from stereo or multi-view images.

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