Chandrayaan 3 Vikram lunar lander's 2nd de-orbiting manoeuvre successful

With this manoeuvre, the required orbit for the Vikram Lander to commence its descent towards the surface of the Moon has been achieved

The second de-orbiting manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lunar lander was performed successfully by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Wednesday.

According to Isro, the manoeuvre started at 03:42 hours on September 4, 2019, as planned, using the onboard propulsion system. The duration of the manoeuvre was nine seconds.

The Vikram Lander's orbit is 35 km x 101 km. The Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in an orbit of 96 km x 125 km, and both the Orbiter and Lander are healthy, said officials.

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Chandrayaan 3 Vikram lunar lander's 2nd de-orbiting manoeuvre successful

With this manoeuvre, the required orbit for the Vikram Lander to commence its descent towards the surface of the Moon has been achieved

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The second de-orbiting manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lunar lander was performed successfully by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Wednesday. According to Isro, the manoeuvre started at 03:42 hours on September 4, 2019, as planned, using the onboard propulsion system. The duration of the manoeuvre was nine seconds. The Vikram Lander's orbit is 35 km x 101 km. The Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in an orbit of 96 km x 125 km, and both the Orbiter and Lander are healthy, said Isro officials. chandranarayan2

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Chandrayaan 3 Vikram lunar lander's 2nd de-orbiting manoeuvre successful

With this manoeuvre, the required orbit for the Vikram Lander to commence its descent towards the surface of the Moon has been achieved

With this manoeuvre, the required orbit for the Vikram Lander to commence its descent towards the surface of the Moon has been achieved

The second de-orbiting manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2's Vikram lunar lander was performed successfully by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Wednesday.

According to Isro, the manoeuvre started at 03:42 hours on September 4, 2019, as planned, using the onboard propulsion system. The duration of the manoeuvre was nine seconds.

The Vikram Lander's orbit is 35 km x 101 km. The Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in an orbit of 96 km x 125 km, and both the Orbiter and Lander are healthy, said officials.

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