Scientists geared up for the final touchdown as Isro tweeted two pictures from its control room.
As Chandrayaan-3 attempts to land on the south polar region of the Moon around 18:04 hours today (August 23), the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is all set to make history.
Scientists prepared to initiate the Automatic Landing Sequence (ALS) ahead of the big moment as Isro shared two photos from the control room.
— ANI (@ANI) August 23, 2023
We are all set to launch the Automatic Landing Sequence (ALS). Looking forward to the Lander Module (LM) arriving at the designated time (18:44 Hrs. IST) for the Landing Sequence.
The mission operations team will confirm the sequential execution of commands as the LM receives the ALS command to activate the throttleable engines for powered descent.
We will start the live telecast at 5.20 p.m.
Andhra Pradesh is India’s main space port and has launched the Chandrayaan-3 mission on July 14.