Chandrayaan-3, India's third lunar mission, made the country the first to carry out a successful landing on the Moon's south pole.

On July 14 at 2:35 p.m. from Sriharikota, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched Chandrayaan-3, its third lunar mission

Chandrayaan-3 is a follow-up mission to Chandrayaan-2, which was launched in September 2019 but was unable to touch down on the moon's surface.

India joins the US, Russia, and China in an elite club following the successful soft landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the Moon

The chandrayaan-3 mission's successful landing inspires pride in a nation and promotes economic expansion. It shows India's technological prowess on a global scale.

Chandrayaan-3 is one of the cheapest space programmes.

Chandrayaan-1   Launch Date- October 2008  Payload - An orbiter and a Moon impact probe  Result- Successful

Chandrayaan- 2  Launch Date- July 22, 2019  Landing Date- September 6, 2019 Payload - Orbiter, lander, rover Result- lander crashed minutes before touchdown 

Chandrayaan- 3  Launch Date- July 14,2023 Landing Date- August 23, 2023 Payload - Propulsion module, lander, rover  Status- Lander soft-lands on Moon, Pragyan rover deployed

Ancient pockets of ice water that may be beneficial in upcoming crewed missions are believed to exist close to the south pole of the moon