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Chandrayaan 2 Completes Lunar Orbit Manoeuvres, Ready For Moon Landing

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 9:00 AM

The Chandrayaan 2 mission has completed all its orbit manoeuvres around the Moon and is ready to land close to the lunar south-pole. The orbit manoeuvres, including the lander 'Vikram' separating from the orbiter, were performed to pin-point accuracy at its designated times. ISRO now aims to create-history by making India the first nation to reach close to the Moon's south-pole in its first-attempt.
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Third Lunar Bound Orbit Maneuver For Chandrayaan 2 Performed: ISRO

Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 12:09 PM

With just 11 days to go for its moon landing, the Indian Space Research Organisation on August 28 said it has successfully performed the third lunar-bound orbit maneuver for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft. All spacecraft parameters were normal, the city-headquartered space agency said after the maneuver on the spacecraft that is currently in the lunar orbit for its rendezvous with the Moon.

Chandrayaan 2 Launch Called Off Today After "Technical Snag"

Monday, July 15, 2019, 7:50 AM

With the countdown clock freezing minutes before 2-am, the launch of Chandrayaan-2, India's second-mission to moon, was called off 56-minutes before the scheduled time early Monday morning. The GSLV Mark III carrying the orbiter, lander, and rover was to take-off at 02:51-am from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, the country's only launch site. The launch is unlikely to happen during the next three windows in July.