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Just days away from entering Moon orbit, here's what lies ahead of Chandrayaan-2

The Chandrayaan-2 is presently in the Lunar Transfer Trajectory and in this Tuesday, the liquid engine of the spacecraft will be powered so as to get it inside the orbit of the Moon.

From launch to first Earth photos, here’s what Chandrayaan 2 has done so far

Since its launch on July 22, the Chandrayaan-2 has to undergo at least 15 complex manoeuvres over one-and-half months before the final, and most critical of all — the landing of the Vikram lander and Pragyan rover on the lunar surface on September 7.


NASA congratulates ISRO on Chandrayaan 2 launch, seeks to learn about Moon's South Pole

India’s quest to land its first spacecraft on the moon got off to a smooth start on Monday afternoon, with the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission aboard the country’s most powerful rocket.

Chandrayaan 2: Countdown begins for second attempt at moon mission launch

At 2.43 PM (IST) on July 22, India will launch a rover onboard its most powerful rocket GSLV-Mk0III-M1 to land at the unchartered Lunar south pole.

Preparations underway for the launch of Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Chief

The objective of the mission is to take up a detailed study on understanding the origin, and evolution of the Moon, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

A home in space

ISRO’s plan to build a permanent space station is a natural progression of the vision to expand its footprint beyond earth.


ASAT debris will burn out in 6 months, says ISRO scientist countering NASA

“It has happened at about 300 kilometres in space where the wind pressure is low, but it is enough to burn them (the debris) down in another six months,” Tapan Misra said, in response to a question about the risk to the ISS raised by a student at the Gujarat National Law University (GNLU).

We’re talking of habitation on moon, Mars...we have to know how to adapt: ISRO chief K Sivan

ISRO chief Dr K Sivan talks on why the human space flight programme is important for science. He says humanoids cannot do the entire job because in some places the decision-making process can be carried out by humans alone.

India nowhere less than China in space arena, says ISRO chief

Stating that India was “nowhere less than China” in the arena of space, ISRO chief Dr K Sivan Friday said that after the success of the Gaganyaan mission, it will be equal to its neighbour in all aspects related to the field.

Gaganyaan project approved: Manned mission by 2022

The Gaganyaan project was first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech this year. He had said the mission would be undertaken by 2022.