Chandrayaan-2 departs Earth’s orbit started moving towards moon

‘Chandrayaan-2’ was set in the way of the moon, about 3.84 lakh km apart on Wednesday, ISRO said.

It has raised for the sixth and ending point on the earth surface from ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) in Bengaluru at 2.21 a.m.

Post-operation, the satellite is operating normally, ISRO said.

Trans Lunar Insertion (TLI) procedure was presented on Wednesday at 0221 hrs IST as framed.

“Today (August 14, 2019) after the Trans Lunar Insertion (TLI) manoeuvre operation, #Chandrayaan2 will depart from Earth’s orbit and move towards the Moon (sic),” the ISRO wrote on its tweet.

It will move for the next seven days and get near to moon on August 20, while its orbit will be adjusted frequently to obtain it orbit around the moon.

The spacecraft transmits lander Vikram and rover Pragyan on it. The mission is the country’s primary lunar soft-landing effort. The landing is slated for September 7.

The Bengaluru-headquartered space agency stated it has sent out a manoeuvre named ‘Trans Lunar Insertion’ (TLI) following which the spacecraft has strongly entered the Lunar Transfer Trajectory.

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