GSLV-Mk III expected to be launched in first half of December
GSLV-Mk III expected to be launched in first half of December

The experimental mission of India's Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) is expected to be launched in the first half of December.

Celebratory mood at command centre after historic Mars feat
Celebratory mood at command centre after historic Mars feat

Nail biting moments gave way to celebratory mood at the command centre of Indian Space Research Organisation here today, as the historic arrival of India's spacecraft in the Martian orbit was announced.

Mangalyaan: Celebrities laud scientists, take pride in being Indians
Mangalyaan: Celebrities laud scientists, take pride in being Indians

It is a moment that every Indian will cherish. India’s Mangalyaan, successfully entered the Martian Orbit in a record time of mere three hours, after it was launched in the morning of September 24 in its maiden attempt.

India has created history today: Narendra Modi

As Mangalyaan entered the Martian orbit, a beaming Prime Minister, Narendra Modi congratulated the scientists and termed it as a proud moment for the country.

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India on Wednesday created history by becoming the first country in the world to successfully send a mission to Mars in the first attempt.

Mission Mars accomplished, India's Mangalyaan enters red planet's orbit
Mission Mars accomplished, India's Mangalyaan enters red planet's orbit

With the success of MOM, India has joined the United States, European Space Agency and the former Soviet Union in the elite club of Martian explorers.

Martian orbit on Indian spacecraft's radar Wednesday
Martian orbit on Indian spacecraft's radar Wednesday

India's tryst with Mars begins early Wednesday when its inter-planetary spacecraft readies to enter the Martian orbit in a maiden attempt to study the red planet's atmosphere and search for life-sustaining elements.

Timeline of India's Mars Orbiter Mission

Here is a timeline of India's Mars Orbiter Mission.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission faces crucial test today

The Indian Scientific community is anxiously waiting with bated breath to witness the entry of 'Mangalyaan' into the orbit of the red planet on September 24. If the spacecraft makes it, India will be the fourth after US, Russia and Europe to reach the Red planet.

Cheer India to Mars and win collectibles: ISRO
Cheer India to Mars and win collectibles: ISRO

Cheer India to Mars on Indian space agency's Facebook page and win exclusive collectibles, said ISRO Saturday.

ISRO has contingency plan for Mars orbit insertion
ISRO has contingency plan for Mars orbit insertion

The Indian space agency has a contingency plan to insert its spacecraft into Martian orbit Sep 24 in case its main engine fails to re-start and fire, a senior official said Monday.

Mars Orbiter Mission: ISRO gears up for 'tough task' on September 24
Mars Orbiter Mission: ISRO gears up for 'tough task' on September 24

As the country's Mars orbiter mission nears its destination, scientists at ISRO are gearing to undertake a "challenging task" on September 24 when they would restart the onboard liquid engine, which has been in sleep mode for nearly ten months, for a critical manoeuvre of the spacecraft.

Space tech fest: IIT Kharagpur's 4th edition of space technology festival

Students from IIT Kharagpur organise space technology fest to increase awareness and enthusiasm at the academic level. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports.

Mars Orbiter Mission: ISRO to test fire engine on September 22
Mars Orbiter Mission: ISRO to test fire engine on September 22

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a test fire of liquid apogee motor (LAM) inside Mangalyaan, also known as Mars Orbiter Mission, on September 22, about 48 hours ahead of spacecraft's insertion into Mars orbit.

Mars Orbiter spacecraft completes 90 percent of its journey to Red Planet
Mars Orbiter spacecraft completes 90 percent of its journey to Red Planet

Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), India's first interplanetary mission has completed 90 percent of its journey to the Red planet, according to an ISRO official on Thursday. This means, now it's just 27 days away for the spacecraft to enter into the Mars orbit.

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Mangalyaan on course, to reach Mars orbit on September 24: ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday said that “Mangalyaan”, India`s first inter-planetary mission to Mars was on its course and the orbiter would reach the Martian orbit on September 24 as per schedule.

India identifying site for third satellite launch pad

India is considering setting up another satellite launch pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, which is expected to boost the launching frequency of Indian satellites, it was stated Wednesday in the Lok Sabha.