Chandrayaan-2: First de-orbiting maneuver performed successfully for 4 sec
The first de-orbiting maneuver for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was performed successfully today beginning at 0850 hrs IST as planned, using the onboard propulsion system. The duration of the maneuver was 4 seconds.
The orbit of Vikram Lander is 104 km x 128 km. Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in the existing orbit and both the Orbiter and Lander are healthy.
The next de-orbiting maneuver is scheduled for tomorrow between 0330 – 0430 hrs IST.
SOURCE: DD NEWS