The Lunokhod “Pragyan”, delivered the day before to the Moon by the Indian automatic station “Chandrayan-3”, began research on the surface of the natural satellite of the Earth, the Indian organization of space research (ISRO) said on Thursday.
“All systems (after landing) are normal. The movement of Rover began,” the message says.
ISRO previously reported that the Indian Lunachod descended from the platform of the Vikram landing module of the Indian automatic interplanetary station Chandrayaan-3 (“Chandrayan-3”), which on Wednesday landing on the moon.
The Lunar Rover “Pragyan”, equipped with various research equipment, will conduct a chemical analysis of the surface of the natural satellite of the Earth. The mission of a lunar rover weighing 20 kg is designed for 14 earth days.