Indian spacecraft launched last month is now orbiting moon

ABC News | 8/20/2019 | Staff
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An unmanned spacecraft India launched last month has begun orbiting the moon before it lands on the far side to search for water.

The Indian Space Research Organization said Tuesday it has maneuvered Chandrayaan, the Sanskrit word for "moon craft," into lunar orbit.

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Chandrayaan will continue circling the moon in a tighter orbit until reaching a distance of about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from...
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