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ISRO: Chandrayaan-2 to soon enter final lunar orbit

Aug 20, 2019, 11.20 AM (IST)

India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 was successfully placed into Lunar (Moon) orbit on Tuesday. It is expected to land on Moon's south pole on September 7. After Chandrayaan-2's insertion into the lunar orbit, ISRO will carry out four more orbit maneuvers (August 21, 28, 30 and September 1) to enter it into its final orbit passing over lunar poles at a distance of about 100 km from the Moon's surface.