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Chandrayaan-2 performs fourth earth bound orbit raising manoeuvre

Our Bureau Chennai | Updated on August 02, 2019 Published on August 02, 2019

View of Control Centre at ISTRAC, Bengaluru as the third orbit raising manoeuvre of Chandrayaan - 2 is successful   -  Twitter via @isro

 

The fourth earth bound orbit raising manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was performed successfully today at 15:27 hr, as planned, using the onboard propulsion system for a firing duration of 646 seconds.

The orbit achieved is 277 x 89472 km. All spacecraft parameters are normal. The next orbit raising manoeuvre is scheduled on August 6, 2019, between 1430 – 1530 hr, said an update by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

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Published on August 02, 2019
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