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India’s Mangalyaan blasts off for 300-day odyssey to Red Planet

India’s ambitious Mars mission, orbiter Mangalyaan lifted off into space from Sriharikota spaceport, starting its 300-day voyage to study the Red Planet’s atmosphere. The 350-tonne rocket carrying the 1,340-kg spacecraft was launched from the space facility on November 5, 2013 at 2.38pm as scheduled. Further Activities: The rocket will place the spacecraft into an elliptic ..

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ISRO conducts successful test run of Mars Orbiter Mission

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) performed a glitch free rehearsal of India’s first mission to the Red Planet designated the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) at Sriharikota centre. The MOM is scheduled for launch at 2.38pm on November 5, 2013. As per ISRO, the dry run simulated the entire command sequence of the countdown. It ..

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Day set for India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) 'Mangalyan'

As per the announcement by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), India’s first mission to Mars –Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) will be launched on November 5, 2013 from Sriharikota space station. About India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) ‘Mangalyan’: The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has been named ‘Mangalyan‘ To be launched onboard PSLV C25 on November 5, 2013 ..

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Indian scientists detect endogenous water on the Moon

In a latest development in the field of science, Indian scientists from the Space Applications Centre (SAC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Ahmedabad have found evidence of water of volcanic origin. Unlike previous findings indicating the presence of water-containing igneous surface, this water has originated from deep within the Moon’s interior. What ..

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NASA uses Chandrayan’s data to detect water on Moon

Scientists from the US space agency NASA have detected magmatic water under the Moon’s surface. They used the data collected by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument aboard the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, to remotely detect magmatic water, or water that originates from deep within the Moon’s interior, on the lunar surface. What is ..

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ISRO postpones GSLV launch due to glitch

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) cancelled Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) programme after imperfections in its indigenous cryogenic upper stage. The GSLV-D5 mission to launch into orbit the advanced communication satellite GSAT-14 was dropped due to a fuel leak. The lift that was scheduled for 4.50 p.m. on August 19 from Sriharikota spaceport was ..

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