Chandrayaan-2 orbit successfully raised for fifth time

The Indian space agency on Tuesday successfully raised Chandrayaan-2”s orbit for fifth time at 3.04 p.m.

According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the orbit of Chandrayaan-2 was raised to an orbit of 276×142,975 km by firing the spacecraft”s onboard motors for 1,041 seconds.

All spacecraft parameters were normal.

The next manoeuver is Trans Lunar Insertion (TLI), which is scheduled on August 14, 2019, between 3-4 a.m.

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