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IPFS News Link • Space Travel and Exploration

India Lauching to the Moon in Three Days

• by Brian Wang

The orbit of Chandrayaan-2 around the Moon will be circularised to 100km orbit through a series of complex orbital maneuvers with the help of thrusters.

On the day of landing, the lander – Vikram – will separate from the orbiter and then perform a series of maneuvers comprising of 'rough' and 'fine' braking.