Tracking 28518 objects as of 1-Mar-2024
HD Live streaming from Space Station
objects crossing your sky now

India returns Chandrayaan-3 propulsion module to Earth orbit


India returns Chandrayaan-3 propulsion module to Earth orbit The spacecraft that transported the Chandrayaan-3 lander to the moon has returned to Earth orbit, a demonstration of technologies to support a future Indian lunar sample return mission. The Indian space agency ISRO announced Dec. 4 that the propulsion module for the Chandrayaan-3 mission is now in a high orbit around the Earth after a series of maneuvers since October that returned the spacecraft from a low lunar orbit. ISRO had not previously disclosed any efforts to return the propulsion module to Earth orbit.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - Dec 5)

comments powered by Disqus