Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Chandrayaan-3: Pragyan rover roams around Shiv Shakti Point in pursuit of lunar secrets at the South Pole – N.F Times

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday released another video of Chandrayaan-3’s Pragyan rover which can be seen taking a walk on the South Pole of the Moon. “Pragyan rover roams around Shiv Shakti point in pursuit of lunar secrets at the South Pole,” the space agency said while sharing the 40-second video.

Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) in Bengaluru to meet the scientists involved in the Chandrayaan-3 mission. Addressing the ISRO team there, he announced the name of the site where the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft landed. He said the place where the spacecraft has landed will be called ‘Shiv Shakti’ point.

“The point where the moon lander of Chandrayaan-3 landed will now be known as ‘Shiv Shakti’”. “In Shiv, there is a resolution for the welfare of humanity and Shakti gives us the strength to fulfill those resolutions. This Shiv Shakti Point of the moon also gives a sense of connection with Himalaya to Kanyakumari,” he added.

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