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What Happened on 20 August 2019


20 August 2019 Current Events Chandrayaan 2 Successfully Enters Lunar Orbit

Early on Tuesday morning, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) tweeted that Chandrayaan 2 has entered lunar orbit successfully. An official from ISRO expressed that it is the “biggest milestone achieved, second to the lunar landing...”. Earlier, on August 14, ISRO had informed that all the onboard systems are operating normally and the spacecraft is also healthy. The second lunar landing is expected on September 7 when the rover will start “descent” to the moon.


Chandrayaan 2 Successfully Enters Lunar Orbit

Early on Tuesday morning, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) tweeted that Chandrayaan 2 has entered lunar orbit successfully. An official from ISRO expressed that it is the “biggest milestone achieved, second to the lunar landing...”. Earlier, on August 14, ISRO had informed that all the onboard systems are operating normally and the spacecraft is also healthy. The second lunar landing is expected on September 7 when the rover will start “descent” to the moon.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which States Share Boundary with China?India, in total, shares land borders with 6 sovereign countries. China is one of those. Below are the Indian states which share borders with the country. 1. Jammu and Kashmir This northern state of India is mostly located in the Himalayan mountains. It shares a… Read More...
Which States Share Boundaries with Pakistan? There are four states that share a border with Pakistan, namely, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. The India Pakistan Border is quite intriguing. Since India has installed 1,50,000 flood lights on… Read More...
Which Places in India Still Largely Speak Sanskrit?Sanskrit is considered as Dev Bhasha, the language of Gods. It has a history of around 3500 years. It used to be a primary language of ancient India. Its earliest form Vedic Sanskrit, was prevalent from 1500 500 BCE. However, it is fading… Read More...



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