The historic launch of India’s third moon mission, Chandrayaan 3, took place on 14 July. Millions of people witnessed the moment when the moon craft blasted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. As expected, people are still taking to social media to share posts about the event. Among them, a very special video caught people’s attention. The clip, taken from inside a plane, shows the craft taking off.
The amazing video is being shared by many across various social media platforms. Here is a post by Dr PV Venkitkrishnan, Director (Retired), ISRO Materials and Rocket Manufacturing Expert. “From Flight to Chandrayaan-3 Launch. Moments after takeoff on the flight from Chennai to Dhaka, the pilot announced witnessing this historic event,” he wrote while tweeting the video.
Watch the amazing video of Chandrayaan-3 launch:
The video was posted a few hours ago. Since being shared, it has accumulated over 3.5 lakh views and the number is only increasing Additionally, the share has garnered over 9,400 likes. Many took to the comment section of the video to give their reactions.
Here’s how Twitter users reacted to the Chandrayaan-3 launch video captured from a plane:
“Wow,” one Twitter user posted. “This is the best thing I’ve seen on the internet today,” another revealed “Lucky passenger,” commented a third. “Standing hairs!” A fourth share. “This is a great video,” Pancham wrote.
Chandrayaan 3: India’s lunar mission
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chandrayaan 3 was launched using a launch vehicle Mark-3 or LVM-3. The lunar craft is carrying a rover (Prajna) and a lander (Vikram). It will enter lunar orbit by August 1 and make its final landing on August 23. The spacecraft is aiming to be the first to land on the Moon’s south pole.
What are your thoughts on the Chandrayaan 3 liftoff video taken from inside the plane? Did the video surprise you?