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Solar mission Aditya L 1 successfully undergoes second Earth-bound maneuvre: ISRO Aditya L1
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Solar mission Aditya L 1 successfully undergoes second Earth-bound maneuvre: ISRO

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 05 Sep 2023, 10:15 am

The Indian Space Research Organisation on Tuesday said its mission to study the Sun-Aditya L1- has successfully undergone the second Earth-bound maneuvre.

The Indian space organisation posted on X: "The second Earth-bound maneuvre (EBN#2) is performed successfully from ISTRAC, Bengaluru."

"ISTRAC/ISRO's ground stations at Mauritius, Bengaluru and Port Blair tracked the satellite during this operation," ISRO said. "The new orbit attained is 282 km x 40225 km," the space organisation said.

ISRO said the next maneuvre (EBN#3) is scheduled to take place on September 10, around 02:30 hrs. IST.

ISRO successfully launched its maiden solar mission Aditya L-1 from Sriharikota on September 2.

Also Read: India launches maiden solar mission Aditya-L1

Aditya-L1 was been launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, days after India's lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, successfully landed on the Moon.

It will approximately take 125 days to reach the Sun.

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