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On August 23, Cornell's SPIF hosted a landing party to share the successful landing of India's Chandrayaan 3 spacecraft on the Moon.

On August 23, India became the fourth nation to safely land a robotic spacecraft on the surface of the Moon. Cornell's Spacecraft Planetary Imaging Facility (SPIF) hosted a landing party, “so that we can all enjoy historic developments in space exploration together,” says SPIF director Alexander G. Hayes. SPIF's mission is to ensure that cosmic discoveries are accessible to everyone.

August 23, 2023  |  Source: Spacecraft Planetary Image Facility  |  Photo credit: ISRO