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Chandrayaan-2's 5th & Final orbit manoeuvre successful; confirms ISRO

R Sinduja

News Editor

ISRO confirmed the milestone attained; the 5th and final lunar bound orbit manoeuvre of Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was successful. The orbit achieved was 119 km x 127 km, and all the space parameters were normal. After the final manoeuvre, the next task is a separation of Vikram Lander from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter, scheduled on Sept 2; then it will perform 2 deorbit manoeuvre to perform for its landing in the Moon's South Pole.