Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

India Mars mission


India needs urgent and radical reforms in its space sector

March 03, 2020 11:56 am

As it looks at the growing role of the private sector and the effort by nations like the UAE and Luxembourg, Delhi needs to move quickly towards a new model for India’s space activity.

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

September 24, 2019 9:18 pm

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

September 25, 2014 8:03 am

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

September 24, 2014 12:34 pm

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?

September 24, 2014 5:54 am

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

September 23, 2014 8:14 am

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

September 22, 2014 3:29 pm

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

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

September 16, 2014 1:49 am

Commands for critical manoeuvre uploaded successfully.

ISRO successfully performs first TCM on Mars Orbiter

December 11, 2013 11:03 am

Mars Orbiter is travelling at a distance of about 2.9 million km away from Earth.