The internet is abuzz with an astonishing discovery as an image of an enormous cylindrical-shaped mystery object found on the shores of Green Head, Western Australia, spreads like wildfire. Speculations have begun to circulate on various websites, suggesting that this enigmatic find could be linked to Chandrayaan-3, the space mission launched on April 14 from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
Furthermore, intriguing claims are surfacing, stating that ISRO, the organization responsible for the rocket’s launch, has officially identified the object as the third stage of a PSLV rocket deployed during the Chandrayaan-3 mission to the moon. The captivating nature of this revelation has ignited curiosity and discussions worldwide, leaving many eager to unravel the secrets behind this ocean-discovered anomaly.
Based on the information available on ISRO’s website, the Chandrayaan-1 mission employed the PSLV-C11 launch vehicle, while Chandrayaan-2 utilized GSLV Mk 3, and the upcoming Chandrayaan-3 mission is scheduled to use LVM3 as its launch vehicle. Interestingly, a recent India Today report mentioned speculations surrounding an unidentified object, possibly debris, suspected to be associated with a 20-year-old Indian rocket used in a satellite launch.
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On July 17, the Australian space agency took to Twitter to announce their ongoing investigation into an object discovered near Jurien Bay in Western Australia. Their tweet hinted at the possibility that the object might be associated with a foreign space launch vehicle, and they further disclosed that they are collaborating with international partners to gather additional information on the matter.
We are currently making enquiries related to this object located on a beach near Jurien Bay in Western Australia.
The object could be from a foreign space launch vehicle and we are liaising with global counterparts who may be able to provide more information.
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— Australian Space Agency (@AusSpaceAgency) July 17, 2023
ISRO Chief, S Somanath, corroborated the findings, confirming that the metal object found on the Australian beach did indeed originate from a rocket. However, he also emphasized that its origin remains uncertain, leaving open the possibility that it may or may not be of Indian origin. The situation has sparked international interest and cooperation as space agencies worldwide seek to shed light on the object’s identity and source.