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Chandrayaan-2 camera sends back beautiful first pictures of earth. See photos

Chandrayaan-2 camera has captured five never-seen-before shots of the earth from LI4. On August 2, Chandrayaan-2 marked the successful completion of the fourth orbit raising maneuver. The last earth bound maneuver is planned on August 6, 2019.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 04, 2019 12:54 IST
 Chandrayaan-2 camera captures unmissable shots of earth

 Chandrayaan-2 camera captures unmissable shots of earth from above

India's Chandrayaan-2 is out on a lunar mission, and aims to go where no country has ever gone before - the Moon's South polar region. As Chandrayaan-2 crosses hurdles to reach its final destination, it also leaves behind several images captured on its camera. On August 2, Chandrayaan-2 marked the successful completion of the fourth orbit raising maneuver. The last earth bound maneuver is planned on August 6, 2019. 

What earth looks like from above? Chandrayaan-2 camera has captured 5 unmissable shots of the earth:

India Tv - Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:28 UT

Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:28 UT

 India Tv - Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:29 UT  

Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:29 UT

 

 India Tv - Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:32 UT

Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:32 UT

 India Tv - Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:34 UT

Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:34 UT

 India Tv - Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:37 UT

Earth as viewed by Chandrayaan2 LI4 Camera on August 3, 2019 17:37 UT

Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to moon, was launched on July 22, a week after aborting first attempt due to a technical snag. Chandrayaan-2 will be orbiting the earth for 23 days before ISRO conducts the trans lunar injection on August 14. The satellite would be in the lunar transfer trajectory from Day 23 to Day 30. It will be inserted into the lunar orbit on August 20, and will remain there till September 1. The lander and orbiter will separate on September. ISRO will then conduct a deboosting on September 3. The moon landing will finally take place on September 7.

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