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Third orbit raising maneuver for Chandrayaan-2 successful

Chennai | Updated on July 29, 2019 Published on July 29, 2019

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

Third earth bound orbit raising maneuver for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was performed successfully on Monday at 15:12 hours, as planned, using the onboard propulsion system for a duration of 989 seconds. The orbit achieved is 276 x 71792 km.

All spacecraft parameters are normal.

The fourth orbit raising maneuver is scheduled on August 2, between 1400 – 1500 hr, says an update by Indian Space Research Organisation.

Published on July 29, 2019
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