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Chandrayaan 2 successfully placed in Moon's orbit: ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday successfully placed Chandrayaan 2 in the lunar orbit in a significant milestone for India's Moon mission. There will be further four-orbit manoeuvres after this to make the spacecraft enter into its final orbit passing over the lunar poles at a distance of about 100 km from Moon's surface, ISRO has said. According to ISRO, the Vikram lander will separate from the orbiter on September 2.

Updated : 20 August 2019, 11:47 AM