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India's Chandrayaan 2 leaves Earth's orbit, now moves towards moon

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India's Chandrayaan 2 leaves Earth's orbit, now moves towards moon

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 14 Aug 2019, 09:54 am

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS): India's major lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 left the Earth's body and is now heading towards  the moon after a maneuver performed by the Indian Space Research Organisation.  

"Today (August 14, 2019) after the Trans Lunar Insertion (TLI) maneuver operation, #Chandrayaan2 will depart from Earth's orbit and move towards the Moon," ISRO tweeted.

Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22 from the SHAR Range at Sriharikota, for its 3.844 lakh km, month-long journey for a soft landing on the Moon's South Pole.

Weighing 3,850 kg, Chandrayaan-2 is the country's second lunar mission to the little-explored south pole of the Moon with an aim to search for water and minerals among other scientific quests.

Chandrayaan-2 is carrying an Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan).

India's Chandrayaan 2 leaves Earth's orbit, now moves towards moon

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