India Launches Chandrayaan-3 Mission: A New Chapter in Space Odyssey

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India Launches Chandrayaan-3 Mission: A New Chapter in Space Odyssey

India successfully launched its third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, on Friday, July 14, 2023. The launch was a major milestone for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and it was met with widespread celebrations across the country.

The launch took place at 2:35 pm IST from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The Chandrayaan-3 mission is a follow-up to the Chandrayaan-2 mission, which was launched in 2019. The goal of Chandrayaan-3 is to soft-land a rover on the lunar surface and conduct scientific experiments.

The launch was a success, and the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft is now on its way to the moon. It is expected to reach the moon in about 42 days.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the ISRO team on the successful launch of Chandrayaan-3. He said that the mission was a “new chapter in India’s space odyssey.”

The launch of Chandrayaan-3 is a major achievement for India, and it is a sign of the country’s growing capabilities in space exploration. The mission is also a source of national pride, and it has inspired people across India.

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