'Chandrayaan 2' ready to land on moon
September 5, 2019
India's most awaited moon mission is nearing completion in a few days. Chandrayaan 2 has completed circling all orbits around the moon and is gearing to land on the south pole of the moon very soon. The landers, including Vikram, has performed well and to the point without any obstructions. 'Chandrayaan 2' is expected to land on the moon on 7 September between 1.40 am and 1. 55 am IST. This will be marked in world history when India becomes the first country to reach close to the south pole of the moon.
Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are hopeful that 'Chandrayaan 2' lands on the moon without any obstructions.
#ISRO The second de-orbiting maneuver for #Chandrayaan spacecraft was performed successfully today (September 04, 2019) beginning at 0342 hrs IST - ISRO.
'Chandrayaan 2' had successfully entered moon's orbit on 20 August after leaving from Earth on 14 August. Even though the initial attempt was a failure due to technical slags, scientists at the ISRO cleared the snags to successfully launch it.
"ISRO confirms successful separation of the Vikram-Pragyan lander-rover module from the #Chandrayaan2 orbiter", tweeted author Saurav Jha.
"#ISRO is now on its final lap to the moon! Waiting with bated breath to watch this historic feat! #Chandrayaan2", tweeted Ashwin Muthiah.