India’s second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2 on Tuesday entered Moon's orbit. ISRO said in a tweet, " Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) of #Chandrayaan2 maneuver was completed successfully today (August 20, 2019). The duration of maneuver was 1738 seconds beginning from 0902 hrs IST." " Today (August 20, 2019) after the Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI), #Chandrayaan2 is now in Lunar orbit. Lander Vikram will soft land on Moon on September 7, 2019." it said in another tweet. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has congratulated ISRO.
Published On: Aug 20, 2019