SEVEN INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT INDIA'S HISTORIC CHANDRAYAAN-3 MISSION

India has become the first country to soft-land near the south pole region of the moon.

The budget of Chandrayaan-3 was $75 million, about half the cost of the Hollywood movie Interstellar.

Moreover, it costs almost a quarter of the most expensive home in the UK.

A single Falcon 9 rocket launch from Elon Musk’s SpaceX costs about $67 million, similar to the entire Chandrayaan-3 project.

The life of Vikram and Pragyan rover on the mission is for one lunar night, or 14 earth days, as they are equipped with solar panels.

Chandrayaan-3's rover Pragyan will leave the impression of India's national flag and ISRO logo on the lunar soil.

The Chandrayaan-3 consists of a lander named Vikram and a rover named Pragyan.

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