Vikram lander successfully lands on Moon

Vikram lander successfully lands on Moon

India becomes 4th country to make soft landing on lunar surface

The Lander Module (LM) of the Indian Space Exploration Association's (ISRO) third lunar mission Chandrayaan-3, sent off on July 14, has succesfully arrived on Moon on August 23. 

The LM is impelling towards the moon surface in the planned direction, the space association said.

On August 18, the ISRO effectively played out the first deboosting activity that diminished its circle to 113 km x 157 km. 

This was played out the day after the lander module isolated from the drive module following a 34-day long excursion towards the Moon.

 On August 20, the ISRO played out the second and last deebost of the Lander Module to diminish the Lander Module to 25 km x 134 km.

Lander, with Wanderer in its paunch, is in 25 km x 134 km circle.

 It is set to arrive on the Moon on August 23 around 6.04 p.m. IST. Controlled plunge is supposed to begin around 5.45 p.m.