Chandrayaan-2 set on course to leave Earth orbit; put on risky lunar trajectory

Chandrayaan-2 set on course to leave Earth orbit; put on risky lunar trajectory

Indian space engineers will have a tense time until August 20 when the Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2 that was set on a course to leave the Earth gravitational field early on Wednesday gains lunar orbit. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) engineers pushed Chandrayaan-2 out of the Earth orbit setting a straight translunar trajectory at 2:21 am.

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