ISRO recently shared that the Chandrayaan 3 lander ejected 2000 kilograms of material during its Moon landing. How does it compare to NASA’s Apollo and China’s Chang’e landings? Why is it important to study? I cover it in this week’s Moon Monday: 🌗💥

a) Chandrayaan 3’s landing site; b) Pre-landing picture of the site from the Chandrayaan 2 orbiter; c) Post-landing site picture with the Chandrayaan 3 lander; d) Inset: Composite, color-coded image to show the lander, its shadow, and its surrounding ejecta halo. Images: ISRO / Swati Singh, et al.