It has been quite a busy few days on the Moon after Russia’s attempt to land at the lunar south pole failed spectacularly, its spacecraft spinning out of control and crashing over the weekend.
Today another country, India, attempted the same feat with its Chandrayaan-3 lander – and proved to be much more successful.
The mission – which took off on Friday, July 14 – completed a successful landing around 1.30pm UK time on the lunar south pole
The achievement now means that India has become the fourth country to achieve a soft landing on the Moon, following the former Soviet Union, the US and China.
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