India’s space agency, ISRO, has shared the first images of the Moon taken by its Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft as it attempts to become the first country to perform a controlled “soft landing” near the lunar south pole, the BBC reported.
If successful, India will become only the fourth nation to achieve a soft landing on the Moon after the US, the former Soviet Union and China, the report went on. Chandrayaan-3’s lander and rover are due to reach the surface on August 23.
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- By Sean O’Meara
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