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Chandrayaan-2: Third lunar bound orbit manoeuvre successful

Our Bureau Chennai | Updated on August 28, 2019 Published on August 28, 2019

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Third lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was performed successfully today at 0904 hr (IST), using the onboard propulsion system.

The duration of the manoeuvre was 1,190 seconds. The orbit achieved is 179 km x 1,412 km.All spacecraft parameters are normal.

The next lunar bound orbit manoeuvre is scheduled on August 30 between 1800 - 1900 hrs (IST), says a press release from Indian Space Research Organisation.

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Published on August 28, 2019
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