LVM3 • Chandrayaan-3

The Indian Space Research Organization launched a Launch Vehicle Mark-III (LVM3) rocket from the Second Launch Pad at SDSC-SHAR in Sriharikota, India. The primary payload was the Chandrayaan-3 lunar lander, the third mission to the Moon for India. It also includes secondary payloads specifically for the lander (RAMBHA-Lunar Probe; ChaSTE, Chandra’s Surface Thermo-physical Experiment and ISLA, Instrument for Lunar Seismic Activity) as well as rover payloads (APXS, Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer; and LIBS, Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscope). This mission was the fourth operational mission for the LVM3 rocket.