Carla Filotico, a partner and managing director at consultancy SpaceTec Partners, said: “This is very important for cumulative data and science on the geology of the moon.”
Some scientists believe that the south pole, an area obscured from Earth’s view with craters and trenches, could potentially be the most reliable location for a future base.
The chief justice of India, D.Y. Chandrachud, said: “The success of the lunar mission places India in a select group of nations to successfully achieve a landing on the lunar surface,”
“This represents a milestone in the march of the nation.”
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