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India's Mars mission: China for enduring peace in outer space

India on Tuesday stole the march over China by launching a mission to Mars.

ISRO performs first orbit raising operation on Mars mission

A series of five orbit raising operations have been scheduled for the Mars mission.


Second orbit raising manoeuvre on Mars Mission performed

The manoeuvre,starting at 2.18 AM,raised the spacecraft's apogee from 28,814 km to 40,186 km.

3rd orbit raising manoeuvre on Mars Orbiter performed

ISRO had performed the first two manoeuvres in the last couple of days,in the series of five.

ISRO performs last orbit raising manoeuvre on its Mars mission

Mars orbit mission is set to reach the orbit of the red planet by September 24,2014.

ISRO successfully performs first TCM on Mars Orbiter

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


Mars Mission: A day after glitch,ISRO raises supplementary orbit successfully

The supplementary manoeuvre,added a velocity of 124.9 m/s to the spacecraft.

India's Mars orbiter mission suffers glitch,ISRO says spacecraft healthy

The International Designator or NSSDC ID of India's Mars mission is 2013-060A.

Launch is only part of Mars mission story; challenges ahead

ISRO has incorporated autonomous features in MOM spacecraft to handle contingencies.