Chandrayaan-3: News

19 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Historic Lok Sabha session begins in new Parliament building

The proceedings of the Lok Sabha formally commenced in the new Parliament building on Tuesday.

06 Sep 2023

NASA

NASA orbiter captures Chandrayaan-3's Vikram lander on Moon

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has captured an image of India's Chandrayaan-3 lunar lander, which successfully touched down near the Moon's south pole on August 23.

Chandrayaan-3 MahaQuiz is now live: Check prizes, how to participate

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced the Chandrayaan-3 MahaQuiz, a quiz competition to celebrate the success of the lunar mission and India's space exploration journey.

Chandrayaan-3's Vikram lander completes hop experiment as lunar sunset begins  

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has added another feather to its cap.

ISRO scientist, voice behind launch countdowns, dies of cardiac arrest

N Valarmathi, an Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist and the voice behind the space agency's rocket launch countdowns, died due to cardiac arrest on Saturday in Chennai, reported WION. She was 64.

Chandrayaan-3's Pragyan rover completes its walk on lunar surface

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced that Chandrayaan-3's Pragyan rover successfully completed its walk on the lunar surface and entered sleep mode.

Key facts about ISRO scientist in charge of Aditya-L1 mission

After Chandrayaan-3's successful lunar landing, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its historic Aditya-L1, India's first space-based solar observatory, on Saturday to study the intricate details of the Sun.

01 Sep 2023

Moon

Jammu man buys land on Moon; here's how you can

After India's Chandrayaan-3 successfully soft-landed near the Moon's south pole on August 23, a man from Jammu and Kashmir bought land on the lunar surface.

ISRO's new video shows Pragyan rover maneuvering on Moon

Chandrayaan-3 mission, which made India the first-ever nation to have a presence near the Moon's south pole, is making significant progress.

Chandrayaan-3's Pragyan rover captures Vikram lander on Moon

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has shared an image captured by the Chandrayaan-3's Pragyan rover, showcasing its first view of the Vikram lander.

After sulphur and oxygen discovery, Chandrayaan-3 now searching for hydrogen

Chandrayaan-3 mission has made a groundbreaking discovery by detecting sulfur at the Moon's south pole, marking the first-ever in-situ measurements of the region's elemental composition.

29 Aug 2023

Technology

'Best is coming soon': Chandrayaan-3's Pragyan is uncovering Moon's secrets

On August 23, Chandrayaan-3 made history by becoming the first mission to land near the Moon's south pole. That feat also made India only the fourth country to achieve a controlled landing on the Moon.

28 Aug 2023

Moon

Declare Moon as Hindu Rashtra: Swami Chakrapani tells government

All India Hindu Mahasabha National President Swami Chakrapani Maharaj stirred up controversy on Sunday by releasing a video message on X, formerly Twitter, saying the Moon should be declared a "Hindu Rashtra."

27 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

B20 Summit: PM Modi lauds industries for Chandrayaan-3 success 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday credited Indian industries, private companies, and the MSMEs for the success of the Chandrayaan-3 lunar mission.

27 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to address B20 Summit India 2023 today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address the Business 20 (B20) Summit India 2023 in New Delhi on Sunday, marking the final day of the crucial three-day program.

26 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

August 23 announced 'National Space Day' to mark Chandrayaan-3 success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Telemetry Tracking and Command Network Mission Control Complex (ISTRAC), Bengaluru, early on Saturday to celebrate Chandrayaan-3's successful soft-landing on the Moon.

26 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Chandrayaan-3 landing site to be called Shiv-Shakti Point

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the Moon landing site of India's Chandrayaan-3 mission will be named Shiv-Shakti Point.

ISRO ex-chief's remark about scientists' salaries sparks debate

India's Chandrayaan-3 recently marked a significant milestone with a successful soft landing on the lunar south pole, making India a pioneer in exploring this unique region.

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter photographs Chandrayaan-3 lander on Moon

We have yet another interesting update on the Chandrayaan-3.

Check out major blunders by politicians after Chandrayaan-3's success

While the nation celebrated the successful lunar landing of Chandrayaan-3, several Indian politicians made the headlines for their gaffes.

Chandrayaan-3: Pragyan rover begins exploring Moon's south pole 

Chandrayaan-3 clocked a world first with a soft and safe touchdown near the Moon's south pole yesterday.

23 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Historic day: PM Modi congratulates Chandrayaan-3's landing on Moon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful landing of the Chandrayaan-3 on the Moon.

23 Aug 2023

Moon

India makes history: Chandrayaan-3 lands near Moon's south pole

Chandrayaan-3 has successfully landed on the Moon! The mission has notched several milestones with its safe touchdown, after a 40-day journey.

23 Aug 2023

Moon

Chandrayaan-3 mission objectives, explained

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to notch a crucial milestone with Chandrayaan-3.

Indians across world pray for Chandrayaan-3's successful Moon landing

Indians around the world are offering prayers and conducting special rituals for the successful Moon landing of Chandrayaan-3.

Meet the team behind Chandrayaan-3 Moon mission

India is on the verge of making history as the first nation to land near the Moon's south pole with Chandrayaan-3, after Russia's unsuccessful attempt with the Luna-25 mission.

23 Aug 2023

Pakistan News

After years of trolling, Pakistan's ex-minister finally lauds ISRO's Chandrayaan-3

Pakistan's former Science and Technology Minister, Fawad Hussain Chaudhry, who once mocked India's space missions, has now praised Chandrayaan-3, India's third lunar mission, calling it a "historic moment for humankind."

Chandrayaan-3 to attempt landing at Moon's south pole at 6:04pm

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is preparing for the crucial landing of the Chandrayaan-3 mission today.

Chandrayaan-3: Know the next crucial steps and ISRO's contingency plan

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for Chandrayaan-3's Moon landing tomorrow.

21 Aug 2023

Ultraviolette F77

Ultraviolette F77 Space Edition launched as tribute to Chandrayaan-3 mission

Homegrown automaker Ultraviolette Automotive has launched the F77 Space Edition, a limited-run electric motorcycle inspired by India's space program.

21 Aug 2023

Prakash Raj

Prakash Raj receives flak for Chandrayaan-3 post: His past controversies

Prakash Raj—controversy's favorite child—has once again captured headlines, this time by irking netizens with a sarcastic comment about India's Moon Mission, Chandrayaan-3.

21 Aug 2023

Russia

What went wrong with Russia's Luna-25 Moon mission

Things did not go as planned with Luna-25, Russia's first lunar mission in nearly 50 years.

Chandrayaan-3 shares Moon's images ahead of scheduled landing on Wednesday 

Chandrayaan-3 is now just one step away from the much-awaited lunar landing. The mission is scheduled for a lunar landing at around 6:04pm IST on Wednesday (August 23).

20 Aug 2023

ISRO Satellite Launch

Russia's Luna-25 may lag behind India's Chandrayaan-3: Here's why

India's Chandrayaan-3 mission is on track for a successful lunar landing after completing its second and final deboosting operation, per ISRO.

ISRO successfully performs deboost operation on Chandrayaan-3's lander module

The scheduled deboost operation on Chandrayaan-3's lander module (LM) has been successful.

Chandrayaan-3: ISRO to perform deboost maneuver on lander module today

The Chandrayaan-3 mission is making steady progress toward its target destination, the Moon. The mission has completed several orbital maneuvers since its launch on July 14.

Chandrayaan-3's lander module successfully separates from propulsion module

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has just provided a big update on Chandrayaan-3.

ISRO successfully completes final lunar-bound operation on Chandrayaan-3

Chandrayaan-3 is getting closer to the lunar landing. Today, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully performed the fifth and final lunar-bound operation on the spacecraft.

ISRO to place Chandrayaan-3 in 100km circular lunar orbit tomorrow 

Chandrayaan-3 is just a step away from the crucial lander separation phase.

Chandrayaan-3 begins orbit circularization phase to prepare for Moon landing

Chandrayaan-3 takes another major step toward the Moon. The mission has now commenced the orbit circularization phase, per the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Chandrayaan-3's Moon landing in 10 days: Know next operations

Chandrayaan-3, India's ambitious lunar mission, is edging closer to the Moon's surface.

11 Aug 2023

Russia

Russia's Luna 25 could beat Chandrayaan-3 to the Moon

Roscosmos, Russia's space agency, launched the Luna 25 mission from the Vostochny Cosmodrome earlier today.

Chandrayaan-3's descent mission: How ISRO will land Vikram on Moon

ISRO's Chandrayaan-3 mission will aim for a soft landing on the Moon's surface on August 23. Before the lunar touchdown, the spacecraft is set to undergo three more de-orbiting maneuvers.

Chandrayaan-3 only 4,313km away from Moon, landing on August 23

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully completed the orbit reduction maneuver on Chandrayaan-3 on Sunday.

ISRO completes Lunar Orbit Injection (LOI) of Chandrayaan-3

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully carried out a critical operation on Chandrayaan-3.

ISRO will perform crucial operation on Chandrayaan-3 around 7pm tomorrow

Chandrayaan-3 is just a couple of weeks away from creating history. The spacecraft has covered about two-thirds of its journey to the Moon, per the Indian Space Research Agency (ISRO).

ISRO successfully injects Chandrayaan-3 into translunar orbit

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced that Chandrayaan-3, India's latest lunar mission, successfully left Earth's orbit and is now en route to the Moon.

ISRO successfully completes final orbit-raising operation for Chandrayaan-3 mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully pulled off the final orbit-raising maneuver for Chandrayaan-3.

19 Jul 2023

Bengaluru

Kannada lecturer 'mocks' Chandrayaan-3 mission, draws government action

A Kannada Pre-University (PU) college lecturer from Bengaluru's Malleswaram has been facing flak for allegedly claiming that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s Chandrayaan-3 mission would be a "failure."

ISRO completes third orbit-raising operation on Chandrayaan-3

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully completed the third orbit-raising maneuver (Earth-bound perigee firing) on Chandrayaan-3 today.

Chandrayaan-3 completes second orbit-raising maneuver: What's next for lunar mission

July 14 saw the successful launch of India's ambitious Moon mission, Chandrayaan-3.

India heads to Moon: ISRO's Chandrayaan-3 mission is successful

ISRO has announced the successful separation of the Chandrayaan-3 satellite from the launch vehicle.

Chandrayaan-3: Meet the brilliant minds behind India's third Moon mission 

The countdown for India's third lunar exploration mission, Chandrayaan-3, began earlier on Friday. If all goes well, India is 40 days away from being the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the lunar surface.

ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-3 today at 2:35pm: How to watch

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is on course to launch its third mission to the Moon, called the Chandrayaan-3.

How ISRO's Chandrayaan-3 will land on the Moon

The launch countdown for Chandrayaan-3, India's third lunar mission, has begun. It is scheduled to take off aboard an LVM3 (Launch Vehicle Mark 3) rocket from Sriharikota tomorrow (July 14).

Why ISRO wants to probe Moon's south pole with Chandrayaan-3

We are just two days away from the launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Chandrayaan-3, which is scheduled to take off on July 14.

ISRO completes 'launch rehearsal' of Chandrayaan-3

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is aiming to launch Chandrayaan-3, its third mission to the Moon, on July 14.

ISRO Chandrayaan-3 mission: List of payloads and their objectives

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is looking forward to launching its third mission to the Moon, the Chandrayaan-3, on July 14.

How Chandrayaan-3 differs from Chandrayaan-2

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is targeting to launch its ambitious Chandrayaan-3 mission on Friday (July 14).

Key facts about LVM3, the rocket that will carry Chandrayaan-3

ISRO's LVM3 (Launch Vehicle Mark 3) is currently the heaviest rocket available in the country. The three-stage space launch vehicle has a total lift-off weight of 6,40,000kg.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-3 lunar mission to launch on July 14

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has finally confirmed the launch date of Chandrayaan-3.

ISRO starts moving Chandrayaan-3 to launch pad: Know mission highlights

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has commenced the movement of the LVM3 M4 vehicle carrying Chandrayaan-3 to the launch pad.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-3 capsule integrated with LVM3 rocket ahead of launch

We are getting closer to the launch of Chandrayaan-3. It will be the third lunar mission for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

ISRO Chandrayaan-3 Moon mission to launch between July 12-19

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for the launch of the much-awaited Chandrayaan-3 mission.

Why ISRO's upcoming Chandrayaan-3 Moon mission is important

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up for the launch of two space missions, Chandrayaan-3 and ADITYA-L1, which are expected to launch in July.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-3 successfully clears yet another crucial test

ISRO's Chandrayaan-3 has passed yet another crucial test.