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Humanity's first-ever landing on the lunar south pole, witnessed through the eyes of Korea! Images of Chandrayaan-3's landing site captured by Danuri revealed

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- On August 27th, Danuri took photos of Chandrayaa-3's landing site with a high-resolution camera. 

- Minister Lee Jong Ho conveyed his congratulations for India's lunar south pole landing through a letter.



The Ministry of Science and ICT (Minister Lee Jong Ho, hereinafter referred to as "MSIT") and the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (President Lee Sang Ryul, hereinafter referred to as "KARI") announced that Danuri succeeded in capturing images of the landing site of Chandrayaan-3 on August 27th.


 


The photo was taken by Danuri with one of its payloads, a high-resolution camera, on August 27th at approximately 7:55 AM from the lunar mission orbit (about 100km above the lunar surface), to commemorate humanity's first-ever lunar south pole landing by India's lunar lander Chandrayaan-3 on August 23rd.