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Gehlot congratulates ISRO as Chandrayaan-2 enters lunar orbit

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday congratulated ISRO for Chandrayaan 2 successfully entering the Moon's orbit, saying it was the biggest milestone in the spacecraft's journey so far

The Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) manoeuvre was completed successfully at 9.02 am as planned, using the onboard propulsion system, India's space agency said in a statement.

It is with happiness and pride that I note, India's second #MoonMissin, #Chandrayaan2 has successfully entered lunar orbit. Congratulations to #ISRO for achieving biggest milestone in spacecraft's journey so far. Best wishes for success of the mission ahead, Gehlot tweeted.

India's second moon mission is aimed at landing a rover on the unchartered Lunar South Pole.

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First Published: Tue, August 20 2019. 11:50 IST
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