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Countdown for ISRO's PSLV C23 begins at Sriharikota

The Launch Authorisation Board (LAB), which met yesterday at Sriharikota, cleared the launch, paving the way for the start of the countdown.

ISRO announces India's Mars Orbiter Mission to be launched on Nov 5

It's primary objective is to show India's technological capability to send out a Mars satellite.

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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.

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.

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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's GSLV D5 launch likely early next month

ISRO announced that the launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV D5,which was called off at the 11th hour on August 19 due to a fuel leak in its second stage.

ISRO set to launch its heavy lift GSLV D5 shortly from Sriharikota

Successful launch of GSLV D5 will put India in exclusive club of 5 countries.

ISRO successfully performs first TCM on Mars Orbiter

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

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