'Our heart was almost stopping', Isro chairman K Sivan after lunar orbit insertion

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on August 20, 2019
"Our heart was almost stopping", was how ISRO Chairman K Sivan described the tense moment when team Chadrayaan-2 attempted to inject the spacecraft into the lunar orbit. As ISRO scientists started firing Chandrayaan-2's onboard liquid engine to put the spacecraft in an orbit around the Moon, Sivan said "our heartbeat increased".

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Published on August 23, 2019 -  01:03
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