Countdown to Chandrayaan-2 successful landing between 1:30 - 2:30 AMVijayan Sankar (Author) Published Date : Sep 06, 2019 23:12 IST
Countdown to Chandrayaan-2 successful landing between 1:30 â€“ 2:30 AM: The countdown has started across India for the Chandrayaan-2 moon landing between 1:30 - 2:30 AM, tomorrow. More than a billion eyes will be watching the moon, searching where is Chandrayaan-2 now.
Prime Minister is on his way to ISTRAC, Bengaluru to view the historic landing of lander Vikram and the Pragyan roll out on the southern pole of the moon. The ISRO has tweeted a funny conversation between the orbiter and lander. Both congratulate each other on landing the untouched southern pole of the moon. Prime Minister also wished for its successful landing.
Countdown to the landing of Chandrayaan-2:
Ten : 20:00 UTC28th August 2009: ISRO announces dropping operations of Chandrayaan-1 which completed all the activities of Chandrayaan-2
Nine: India makes the most powerful rocket GSLV MK - III to send Chandrayaan-2 on the lunar mission
Eight: ISRO readies three spacecraft:
- Chandrayaan-2 - orbiter
- Vikram - lander
- Pragyan - Rover
Six :2:43 PM July 22nd Chandrayaan-2 started its 3.81 lakh kilometre journey successfully to the moon
Five: 9:30 AM August 20th Chandrayaan-2 enters the lunar orbit
Four: 1:15 PM August 2nd: Vikram Lander successfully separates from the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter
Three:8:50 AM 3rd September Chandrayaan-2 completes the first deorbit maneuver
Two: 3 to 4 PM September 4th Chandrayan2 completes the second deorbit maneuver
One: The last countdown will happen around 1:55 AM tomorrow. All eyes are on the sky for the pride of India reaching beyond earth.