India’s Chandrayaan-3 moon lander, being positioned in the dark side of the moon, was recently visible in images taken by another probe.
In Dark Side Of The Moon
India’s Chandrayaan-3 mission, which is on the dark side of the moon, has been spotted by the Chandrayaan-2 lunar probe. The lander is visible in radar images taken by Chandrayaan-2, despite being inactive due to being on the dark side of the moon.
Although the lander and rover may emerge from hibernation when sunlight returns and will no longer be on the dark side of the moon, they have already achieved their main objectives. India is the fourth nation to successfully land on the dark side of the moon, following the Soviet Union, the United States, and China.
According to a published article by Space, numerous nations, including India, are targeting the moon’s south pole to study the ice reserves there aside from the dark side of the moon. NASA’s Artemis program also aims to establish a human presence on and around the moon.
New Image Of Vikram, A Chandrayaan-3 Lander
In a published article by The Times Of India, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released a new image of the Chandrayaan-3 lander Vikram, taken by an instrument on board the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter. The orbiter is still in orbit around the Moon and had successfully established a link with the lander prior to its landing.