Hyderabad: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), on Monday at 9:02 am has successfully completed Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) of Chandrayaan-2 manoeuvre.


“Early morning on September 7 at 1:55 am, the lander will land on the moon at 71º on moon’s equator and 22.8º east. Whatever is humanly possible, has been done by us,” said ISRO chairman K Sivan.

More three manoeuvre will be conducted on August 28, 30 and September 1. Starting from September 2 the speed of Chandrayaan-2 will be reduced to 100 kilometres per hour from 18000 kilometres per hour.

Samanth Lanka

Samanth Lanka is a graduate from IIJNM. He has interned with BBC Telugu.

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