Pragyan rover rolls out of Chandrayaan-3 lander on Moon

India has become the first nation to reach the celestial body's South Pole.

Chandrayaan 3 Landing Live updates: India has become the first nation to reach the celestial body's South Pole.
Chandrayaan 3 Landing Live updates: Indian Space Research Organisation’s Chandrayaan-3 moon mission successfully soft-landed today at 6.04 PM. India scripted history by becoming the first nation to land the Indian Space Research Organisation's Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft on the Moon's south pole, days after a Russian probe Luna-25 crashed in the same region.

Chandrayaan-3 was launched on July 14. Before India, only the United States, Russia and China have achieved a soft-landing on the surface of the Earth's only natural satellite. 

Vladimir Putin congratulates India on Chandrayaan-3's successful landing on Moon

Russian president Putin congratulated India's President Draupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the successful landing of the Indian space probe Chandrayaan-3 on the Moon near its South Pole.

"Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on the successful landing of India’s Chandrayaan-3 space probe on the Moon near the South Pole. This is a long stride in the exploration of outer space and, of course, evidence of the impressive progress made by India in science and engineering,” Putin said in his message.

Chandrayaan 3's Vikram Lander shares first image of moon 'flat' landing site

Chandrayaan 3's Vikram lander has shared the first image after landing on the moon's south pole.

Chandrayaan-3 Live updates: NASA chief congratulates ISRO, says 'glad to be partner in the mission'

 NASA chief said, “Congratulations@isro on your successful Chandrayaan-3 lunar South Pole landing! And congratulations to #India on being the 4th country to successfully soft-land a spacecraft on the Moon. We’re glad to be your partner on this  mission!”

Chandrayaan-3 Live updates: ‘Our scientists created history’, Chhattisgarh CM

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel hailed ISRO scientists and the people of the country for the successful Moon landing of Chandrayaan-3. "Our scientists have created history by making this difficult mission successful," he said in a statement.

"India has become the first country in the world to land a spacecraft near the south pole of the Moon and the fourth to reach the Moon," he added.