Today, we see the moon in a new light: Tata Sons' N Chandrasekaran | Photos

Today, we see the moon in a new light: Tata Sons' N Chandrasekaran

Chandrayaan-3 mission has successfully placed a lander and a rover on the moon and thereby, ISRO has changed forever what the moon means to us. Tata Sons Chairman, speaking at the B20 Summit India 2023 on Friday said that the moon has changed from a symbol of aspiration to one of achievement.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 26 2023, 08:00 IST
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Chandrasekaran said the moon has been "a symbol of aspiration for a long time." He added, "We say shoot for the moon when we want to strive for the impossible. For millennia, India's greatest poets have gazed up at the moon and wondered at the unfathomable distance between us and the moon". (HT_PRINT)
1/5 Chandrasekaran said the moon has been "a symbol of aspiration for a long time." He added, "We say shoot for the moon when we want to strive for the impossible. For millennia, India's greatest poets have gazed up at the moon and wondered at the unfathomable distance between us and the moon". (HT_PRINT)
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Chandrasekaran explained the new situation by saying, "But today we see the moon in a new light. Last week, millions and millions of Indians and those around the world witnessed the landing either on the television or online. For them the moon has changed from a symbol of aspiration to one of achievement." (Pixabay)
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2/5 Chandrasekaran explained the new situation by saying, "But today we see the moon in a new light. Last week, millions and millions of Indians and those around the world witnessed the landing either on the television or online. For them the moon has changed from a symbol of aspiration to one of achievement." (Pixabay)
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Now, he said, "Every night a simple glance upwards will be a reminder of what we as a nation have accomplished and more of what we are capable of achieving in the future." (ISRO)
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3/5 Now, he said, "Every night a simple glance upwards will be a reminder of what we as a nation have accomplished and more of what we are capable of achieving in the future." (ISRO)
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Notably, Chandrayaan-3 landed a rover on the lunar surface to explore the uncharted territories near the south pole where the chances of finding water are very good. (Pexels)
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4/5 Notably, Chandrayaan-3 landed a rover on the lunar surface to explore the uncharted territories near the south pole where the chances of finding water are very good. (Pexels)

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Chandrayaan-3
Chandrayaan-3, which was India's third lunar mission, landed near the south pole of the moon, a place where no spacecraft has travelled so far. That has made India the first country to land a spacecraft there. (Pexels)
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5/5 Chandrayaan-3, which was India's third lunar mission, landed near the south pole of the moon, a place where no spacecraft has travelled so far. That has made India the first country to land a spacecraft there. (Pexels)
First Published Date: 26 Aug, 07:59 IST
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