India’s Pragyaan moon rover set to gather first-ever samples from lunar south pole

  • Pragyaan rover poised to study lunar south pole’s composition using a laser, an alpha-particle beam, and onboard payloads.
  • The data gathered could aid in mining moon water, supporting future crewed lunar bases, and fueling missions beyond the moon.
  • This successful landing marks India’s emergence as a significant power in space exploration.
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