Chandrayaan 2 gets more closer to moon

Chennai: ISRO said the first de-orbiting maneuver for Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft was performed successfully today at 8.50 am, as planned, using the onboard propulsion system. The duration of the maneuver was 4 seconds.

Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan 2 Orbiter, 2 September at 1.15 pm. The final and fifth Lunar bound orbit maneuver for Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft was performed successfully 1 September at 6.21 pm.

Fourth Lunar bound orbit maneuver for Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft was performed successfully 30 August at 6.18 pm.

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