BENGALURU—More than three weeks after launch, India’s second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, has left Earth’s orbit and is due to enter lunar orbit Tuesday. The probe’s final orbit-raising maneuver before exiting Earth’s orbit was conducted on Aug. 14, when the spacecraft’s liquid engine was fired for 1,203 sec. to place the spacecraft on its lunar transfer trajectory. “After successfully performing the crucial maneuver, Chandrayaan-2 has left for the ...


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