Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the location on the Moon where Chandrayaan-3’s lander Vikram touched down will be referred to as ‘Shiv Shakti Point’. He made this announcement during his address to ISRO scientists at the ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) in Bengaluru on August 26, 2023.
The decision to name the landing site is in line with the tradition of naming such points. PM Modi arrived at ISTRAC to personally convey this announcement to the scientists involved in the Chandrayaan-3 mission.
Q.: What name did Prime Minister Narendra Modi give to the spot on the Moon where Chandrayaan-3’s lander Vikram touched down?
A) Moon Touch Point
B) Lunar Landing Site
C) Shiv Shakti Point
D) ISRO Landing Zone
Answer: C) Shiv Shakti Point