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Planned for six months, India's Mars mission Mangalyaan completes five years

An important conclusion of the mission has been the finding that dust storms on the Martian can rise up to hundreds of kilometres, added Sivan's predecessor A S Kiran Kumar.

India becomes first nation to put spacecraft in Mars orbit in maiden attempt

India is the first country in the world to make it to the Red Plant in the first attempt.


India scripts history, becomes the first country to send Mars Orbiter in first attempt

Scientists broke into wild cheers as the orbiter's engines completed 24 minutes of burn time.

Mars orbiter insertion today; will India make space history?

In final action tomorrow, orbiter has to be slowed down from 22.1 km/second to 4.4 km/second in relation to the red planet.

Key engine on board Mars Orbiter test-fired, spacecraft enters last stretch

Mars Orbiter Mission entered the Mars Gravitational Sphere of Influence ahead of its scheduled Orbit Insertion.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission cruises towards rendezvous with red planet

The spacecraft is scheduled to enter the Mars Orbit Insertion on Wednesday.


Stage set for spacecraft’s entry into Mars orbit: Isro

Commands for critical manoeuvre uploaded successfully.

India's Mars mission crosses half the distance

Cruising towards a historic feat, the Indian space mission to Mars on Wednesday crossed half the total distance to the red planet from Earth and was very much along the designated helio-centric trajectory. At exactly 09.50 am (IST), the Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft crossed the mid-point of its path to Mars, there by has travelled […]

India's Mission to Mars inching closer to take off,preparations in full swing

If successful,ISRO will be the fourth space agency to carry out an expedition to the Red planet.

President,PM congratulate ISRO for successful launch of Mars mission

India embarked on its maiden Mars odyssey with the successful launch of its Mars mission.