100m above Moon, Vikram will pick final landing spot

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on September 5, 2019
Forty-seven days after it left Earth, Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram will decide on the exact landing spot on Moon when it would be 100m above the lunar surface between 1.30am and 2.30am on Saturday. If all goes well, it'll touch down 78 seconds later. Chandrayaan-2's preferred landing site is between two craters, Manzinus and...

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Published on September 4, 2019 -  04:27
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