Chandrayaan is currently orbiting the Moon at 170 Χ 4313 km. While orbiting the moon, Chandraya sent a message to an earth and asked a question. He wrote that I have reached the orbit of the moon. Should I send a photo? While tweeting this, Chandraya also sent a photo. The tweet has been retweeted more than 1600 times so far. More than 10 thousand likes. It has been cited 86 times. Bookmarked 37 times. Apart from this it has been viewed more than 1.68 lakh times.
How far is Chandrayaan-3 left to cover?
14 July 2023: Chandrayaan-3 is launched.
31 July 2023: Chandrayaan-3 departs for lunar orbit after orbiting all five orbits of Earth. It is called Trans Lunar Injection.
August 5, 2023: First lunar orbit entered
August 6, 2023: Enters second lunar orbit
9 August 2023: Installed in the third phase of the Moon
August 14 and 16: Chandrayaan-3 will enter the fourth and fifth orbits of the Moon.
August 17: Chandrayaan-3’s propulsion and lander modules will separate.
August 18 and 20: Chandrayaan-3’s lander module will deorbit.
August 23: The lander will land near the Moon’s South Pole.
Chandrayaan-3 landed in the third orbit of the Moon
ISRO has sent Chandrayaan-3 to the third orbit of the moon. Chandrayaan is now moving in a small elliptical orbit of 174 km x 1437 km. ISRO changed the orbit on August 9 at 1.40 pm. That is, the thrusters of Chandrayaan-9 were turned on.