23 August 2023

Special Cover : Chandrayan - 3


Chandrayan 3 - 23 August 2023: Bengaluru

A special cover was released on Chandrayaan 3 by Karnataka Postal Circle on 23 August 2023.

 Special cancellation on Chandrayaan 3 successful landing.
23 August 2023 : Mumbai

Chandrayaan-3 is the third Moon mission by India’s space agency Indian Space Research Orgnization. It consists of a lander named Vikram and a rover named Pragyan.Chandrayaan-3 was launched on 14 July 2023. The lander and rover landed near the lunar south pole region on 23 August 2023 at 18:02 IST, making India the first nation to successfully land a spacecraft near the lunar south pole, and the fourth country to soft-land on the Moon.

Image Courtesy : Pan India Postal Pictorial Place Cancellations , Markand Dave

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