ISRO has shared a brand new picture exhibiting Pragan Rover’s journey on the moon because it has traversed 100 meters from the Shiv Shakti Level the place the Chandrayaan-3 lander Vikram touched down on August 23.
On August 27, ISRO mentioned the Pragyan rover had modified its path after coming throughout a crater on its method. ISRO tweeted, “The Rover got here throughout a four-meter diameter crater positioned three meters forward of its location.”
The area company added that the rover was commanded to retrace the trail and was safely heading on a brand new path. It had shared a photograph of the crater that the rover encountered and one other photograph that confirmed the trail retraced by it.
Each the lander and rover shall be energetic for 14 earth days from the touchdown when the lunar day comes to finish. The next lunar night time, a interval of darkness lasting 14 earth days, the lander and rover shall be inactive.
On August 31, ISRO launched a video from Vikram’s Lander Imager Digital camera, exhibiting Pragyan rover rotating because it appeared for a safer route.
Within the video, the rover may be seen transferring round. Evaluating the rover’s motion to a toddler enjoying on the lunar floor as Vikram lander watches affectionately like a mom, ISRO tweeted, “It feels as if a toddler is playfully frolicking within the yards of Chandamama, whereas the mom watches affectionately. Is not it?”
On August 30, Pragyan rover despatched a picture of the Vikram lander utilizing its navigation digicam. “Smile, please! Pragyan Rover clicked a picture of Vikram Lander this morning. The ‘picture of the mission’ was taken by the Navigation Digital camera onboard the Rover (NavCam),” ISRO had tweeted again then.
Pragyan has already confirmed the presence of sulphur on moon’s floor moreover detecting different parts like aluminium, calcium, iron, chromium, titanium, manganese, silicon and oxygen.