The Lander Module of India’s third lunar mission Chandrayaan-3 is about to the touch down on the Moon on August 23 round 6.04 p.m. IST, the Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO) stated on August 20.
The powered descent is predicted to start at 5.45 p.m. on the designated day.
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Earlier on August 20, the ISRO carried out the second and last deebost of the Lander Module to cut back the Lander Module to 25 km x 134 km.
“Chandrayaan-3 Mission: The second and last deboosting operation has efficiently lowered the LM orbit to 25 km x 134 km,” stated the ISRO after the deebost of the Lander Module.
The ISRO stated that the module would bear inside checks and await the sun-rise on the designated touchdown website.
On August 18, the ISRO efficiently carried out the primary deboosting operation that lowered its orbit to 113 km x 157 km. This was carried out the day after the lander module separated from the propulsion module after a 34-day lengthy journey in direction of the Moon.