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Vikram-Pragyan break away from Chandrayaan-2 orbiter; All eyes now on Moon landing

IndiaTimes Monday, 2 September 2019
Isro, on Monday, carried out another flawless operation to separate the landing module (Vikram & Pragyan) from the orbiter, and all health parameters of both the orbiter - which will now go around Moon alone for at least a year - and the landing module were said to be normal. Vikram is expected to touchdown on the lunar surface between 1.30am and 2.30am on September 5.
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