Aug 23, 2023

India prepares for Chandrayaan-3 attempt to land on the moon

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India is preparing for its second attempted moon landing, a historic moment for the world’s most populous country.

Chandrayaan-3, which means “mooncraft” in Sanskrit, is scheduled to put down its Vikram lander shortly after 6pm (1230 GMT) near the little-explored lunar south pole in what would be a world first for any space programme.

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