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Chandrayaan-2 completes second de-orbiting maneuver successfully

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The second de-orbiting maneuver for Chandrayan2 spacecraft was performed successfully in the wee hours of Wednesday, informed Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). "The maneuver was performed successfully today (September 04, 2019) beginning at 0342 hours Indian Standard Time (IST) as planned, using the onboard propulsion system," the space agency said in a statement. The duration of the maneuver was 9 seconds and the orbit of Vikram Lander is 35 km x 101 km.

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