Chandrayaan-2’s second de-orbiting maneuver executed: ISRO

The second de-orbiting maneuver of Chandrayaan -2 spacecraft was successfully carried out early today, the Indian Space Research Organisation said, inching towards achieving a historic soft-landing on the lunar surface. Continue Reading

First de-orbiting manoeuver of Chandrayaan-2 successful

A day after Lander Vikram got separated from Orbiter, the first de-orbiting manoeuver for Chandrayaan-2 was performed successfully today as the spacecraft inched closer for a soft landing on an hitherto unexplored frontier, the Moon’s South Polar region on 7 September. Continue Reading

Chandrayaan-2 will look for specific minerals: Former ISRO chairman

Former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair said India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, which is scheduled to be launched between July 9 and 16 July, will look for specific minerals on the surface of the moon. Continue Reading