Moon lander separates from India’s Chandrayaan-2

World Monday 02/September/2019 19:00 PM
By: Times News Service
Moon lander separates from India’s Chandrayaan-2

New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday said that Vikram Lander has successfully separated from India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter.
ISRO said in a statement that, “The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter at 1315 IST today (Sept. 2). The Vikram Lander is currently located in an orbit of 119 km x 127 km. The Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in its existing orbit.”
ISRO added that all the systems of Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter and Lander are healthy.
Launched on July 22, Vikram Lander will attempt to make a soft-landing on the Lunar surface on September 7.