A day after the historic lunar landing of Chandrayaan-3, instruments on board the spacecraft began to function and the rover took a walk on the moon, according to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

The Chandrayaan-3 mission is India’s third lunar mission. The first two missions, Chandrayaan-1 and Chandrayaan-2, were both orbiters. Chandrayaan-3 is the first mission to land a rover on the moon.

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The Pragyan rover is about the size of a microwave oven and weighs about 27 kilograms. It is equipped with a variety of instruments to study the moon’s surface, including cameras, spectrometers, and a drill.

The rover is expected to explore the moon’s surface for up to 14 days. It will travel a distance of up to 500 meters and will collect data on the moon’s geology, mineralogy, and history.

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