Chandrayaan-2 successfully placed into the lunar orbit

Isro has said the significant milestone was achieved after Chandrayaan 2's liquid engine was ignited for around 1738 seconds.

Chandrayaan-2 successfully placed into the lunar orbit
Chandrayaan-2 successfully placed into the lunar orbit

Chandrayaan-2 successfully placed into the lunar orbit

Isro has successfully placed Chandrayaan 2 into the lunar orbit on Tuesday morning, thus successfully completing a major hurdle in India's second Moon mission.

Isro has said the significant milestone was achieved after Chandrayaan 2's liquid engine was ignited for around 1738 seconds.

Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation K Sivan will be addressing the media soon to brief about the milestone that was achieved on Tuesday.

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Chandrayaan 2 will now be performing 4 more orbit manoeuvres to place the spacecraft into its final orbit before the crucial landing on the lunar surface on September 7.

Isro had said, the four manoeuvres will make the spacecraft enter into its final orbit passing over the lunar poles at a distance of about 100 km from Moon's surface.

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