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India’s Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters Moon’s orbit

The Indian space agency on Tuesday completed successfully the crucial orbit manoeuvre and put the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into the lunar orbit.According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) was completed successfully at 9.02 a.m. as planned using the onboard propulsion system. All the systems of Chandrayaan-2 are healthy. “The duration of

Chandrayaan-2 enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

Chandrayaan-2 enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

India’s spacecraft to the moon Chandrayaan-2 on Wednesday successfully entered the Lunar Transfer Trajectory (LTT) after its orbit was raised further, said Indian space agency.According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the final orbit raising manoeuvre of Chandrayaan-2 was successfully carried out at 2.21 a.m. by firing the spacecraft’s motors for 1,203 seconds. “With this,

ISRO shares Earth's images captured by Chandrayaan-2

ISRO shares Earth’s images captured by Chandrayaan-2

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday took to micro-blogging platform Twitter and shared the first pictures of Earth captured by the LI4 camera installed in Chandrayaan-2.In a series of tweets along with the images of Earth from space, ISRO said, “#ISRO First set of beautiful images of the Earth captured by #Chandrayaan2 #VikramLander.

Aiming for the Moon, ISRO to launch Chandrayaan 2 today

Chandrayaan-2, India’s indigenous moon mission is set to launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh at 2.43 pm today. The 20-hour countdown for the launch of India’s second lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1, began on Sunday evening. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan said that

Chandrayaan-2 enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

ISRO hailed for detecting Chandrayaan-2 glitch on time

With India postponing the Chandrayaan-2 launch owing to technical snag in the ‘Bahubali’ rocket about an hour before it was to take off on Monday morning, people on social media said it is better late than never.The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) called off the launch of Chandrayaan-2 that would send an orbiter, lander and