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Chandrayaan-2 Lunar Orbit raised for 2nd time
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Chandrayaan-2 Lunar Orbit raised for 2nd time

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Chennai, Aug 21: A day after Chandryaaan-2 was inserted into the Lunar Orbit, the second Lunar bound orbit manoeuver for  the spacecraft, which would make a soft landing on the Moon's  South Pole on September seven, was performed successfully on Wednesday.

ISRO in its update said the second Lunar bound orbit manoeuver for the spacecraft was performed successfully beginning at 1250 hrs as planned, using the onboard propulsion system. The duration of the manoeuver was 1,228 seconds. The orbit achieved is 118 km x 4,412 km.

'All spacecraft parameters are normal', ISRO said. The next Lunar bound orbit manoeuver is scheduled on August 28 between 0530 hrs and 0630 hrs. UNI