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Chandrayaan-1 - Mission Timeline - Lunar Orbit Insertion
... Chandrayaan-1 successfully completed the lunar orbit insertion operation on 8 November 2008 at 1651 IST ... The satellite was placed in an elliptical orbit that passed over the polar regions of the Moon, with 7502 km aposelene (point farthest away from the Moon) and 504 km periselene, (nearest to ... of this operation, India became the sixth nation to put a vehicle in lunar orbit ...

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