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The first show: the Indian probe successfully landed on the moon

The first show: the Indian probe successfully landed on the moon

the first show

Indian probe successfully lands on the moon

After the fiasco of the Russian Luna-25 mission in its attempt to land on the moon, India has now managed to become the first to land a probe in the South Pole.


The Chandrayaan-3 probe landed successfully.

YouTube/ISRO official

  • An Indian probe landed on the moon on Wednesday afternoon.

  • A recent Russian attempt to land there failed.

  • This was the first landing of a probe in the Antarctic.

All of India looked at the moon on Wednesday: the Chandrayaan-3 space probe landed on the lunar surface at 2:30 pm CEST, ISRO announced. That’s it The most populous country in the world And now also in the exclusive club of moon landing nations. So far, only the United States, Russia and China have managed to land on the moon.

A Chandrayaan-3 missile was launched on July 14 from the southern Indian island of Sriharikota. The lunar probe took much longer to reach the moon than the manned Apollo missions of the USA in the 1960s and 1970s, for example. On the other hand, the costs of the Indian mission, which is equivalent to about 66 million euros, are much lower than in other countries.

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