[ad_1] Chandrayaan-3 lands on moon and unleashes golden memes
By: ET Online

Chandrayaan-3 lands on moon and unleashes golden memes

Aug 24, 2023

Celestial feat

India created history in the space on August 23 as Chandrayaan-3's Vikram lander module successfully touched the moon's south pole, opening new avenues for space research. (Image: ISRO)

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Meme-flood on social media

As the country celebrated, memes and cartoons flooded social media. Here's a look at a few of them. (Image: ISRO)

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A cartoon, titled Pre-Rakshabandhan, shows earth tying rakhi - depicted as the Vikram lander - on "Chanda Mama's" hands.

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On the moon

X (formerly Twitter) user @Pvt_insaann shared a meme image of Nawazuddin Siddiqui saying "Chand pe hai apun (We're on the moon)".

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Chak De! India

X user with id @iamSureshParmar shared Shah Rukh Khan's emotional winning moment from Chak De! India. He perfectly captioned it as "Every Indian".

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Vikram Sarabhai's reaction?

In a lighthearted tribute to Vikram Sarabhai, user @sagarcasm shared an image from 3 Idiots with the caption, "Vikram Sarabhai watching Chandrayaan 3's landing on moon from heaven".

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Flat earth real?

On the other hand, another X user @Atheist_Krishna had a doubt.

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Playing cricket on moon

As ISRO released pictures from the lunar south poles during descent, X users compared it to a bad cricket pitch.

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Potholes or what?

While other said the lunar surface had potholes, in a lighthearted banter.

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