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Chandrayaan’s evasive manoeuvre prevents collision with NASA’s orbiter

Bengaluru: India’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft performed an evasive manoeuvre to avoid collision with NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), according to ISRO. A very close conjunction between Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter (CH2O) and LRO of NASA was expected to occur on October 20 this year at 05:45 UTC (11:15 am IST) near the Lunar North pole, the Bengaluru-headquartered space agency […]