India’s Chandrayaan-3 Mission: Pragyan Rover photographs Vikram Lander

Photo: ISRO

ON Thursday at approximately 11 a.m. (Indian Standard Time), Pragyan Rover took this photo of Vikram Lander in the lunar south pole region from about 15 metres away.

The ‘image of the mission’ that was posted on X (formerly Twitter) by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was taken by the Navigation Camera onboard the Rover (NavCam). NavCams for the Chandrayaan-3 Mission were developed by the Laboratory for Electro-Optics Systems (LEOS).

MEANWHILE, the launch of Aditya-L1, the first space-based Indian observatory to study the Sun, is scheduled for Saturday, September 2 at 11:50 a.m. IST from Sriharikota.

Photos: ISRO


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