The Chandrayaan-3 mission's second orbit-raising maneuver has been successfully executed, as reported in the live updates.
The orbit-raising maneuver is a critical operation that propels the spacecraft closer to its intended lunar destination.
The specific technique used in the second maneuver is the Earth-bound apogee firing, which leverages gravitational forces to ascend the spacecraft to higher altitudes.
The successful execution of the Earth-bound apogee firing marks a significant milestone in the Chandrayaan-3 mission.
The spacecraft's new orbit parameters are 41603 km x 226 km, bringing it significantly closer to the moon.
The upcoming firing scheduled between 2 and 3 pm IST tomorrow is of great importance as it further refines the spacecraft's trajectory.
Preparations for the next firing involve meticulous analysis of data, fine-tuning of calculations, and considerations of factors such as the spacecraft's position, orbital dynamics, engine performance, and fuel reserves.
Navigating the challenges and risks of space exploration is an integral part of the mission's progress, and the team employs expertise and careful planning to mitigate these risks.
The Chandrayaan-3 mission's live updates provide real-time reports and news on the mission's progress and achievements.
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