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Photo of the day: Chandrayaan-3 - All eyes on the moon

Published: Aug 23, 2023 12:07:09 PM IST
Updated: Aug 23, 2023 12:10:09 PM IST

Photo of the day: Chandrayaan-3 - All eyes on the moonStudents wave India's national flag as they gather in support of the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft in Mumbai on August 22, 2023. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has confirmed that the lander module of the Chandrayaan-3 which means 'Mooncraft' in Sanskrit, had "successfully separated" from the propulsion module six days ahead of a planned landing which slated for August 23. India launched a rocket on July 14 carrying an unmanned spacecraft to land on the Moon, its second attempt to do so, as its space programme seeks to reach new heights.
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