ISRO’s Chandrayaan-II: A Billion prayers for a miracle


At 1:37 am of the Friday morning a billion eyes and mind were on India’s Lunar Landar Mission The Chandrayaan 2 as its lander “Vikram” starts its descent. It initially started with the retro firing of engines to decelerate as the lander was traveling at over 6,000 kmph. Four engines were turned on to achieve the same. Everything went as per planned trajectory. ISRO even managed to pass the crucial phase of rough braking when the lander changes its tilt angle too. But during the last phase and a few kilometers away from making the history, there was a slight … Read more

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