Mangalyaan

Designed to last 6 months, India's Mangalyaan completes 3 years in Mars orbit

Designed to last 6 months, India's Mangalyaan completes 3 years in Mars orbit

The country had on September 24, 2014 successfully placed the Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft in the orbit around the red planet, in its very first attempt, thus breaking into an elite club.

Sep 26, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
Mangalyaan, India's first Mars mission, completes 1,000 Earth days in Martian orbit

Mangalyaan, India's first Mars mission, completes 1,000 Earth days in Martian orbit

The spacecraft is expected to circle the planet for another five years as it has still got about 15kg of fuel left.

Jun 20, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
ISRO conferred 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for historic Mars mission

ISRO conferred 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for historic Mars mission

The Prize was presented by former Prime Minister and IGMT trustee, Dr Manmohan Singh, in the presence of Mrs Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust (IGMT), and was received by Shri AS Kiran Kumar, Chairman, ISRO on behalf of ISRO.

May 19, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
From ISRO to ''Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'': Top 10 quotes from PM Modi''s 29th Mann Ki Baat

From ISRO to ''Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'': Top 10 quotes from PM Modi''s 29th Mann Ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 29th edition of Mann Ki Baat, touched on a range of issues from India`s historic launch of a record 104 satellites on a single rocket to the Indian team`s incredible victory in the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup.​

Feb 26, 2017, 12:56 PM IST
India has the perfect answer to NYT's controversial cartoon mocking ISRO!

India has the perfect answer to NYT's controversial cartoon mocking ISRO!

ISRO has created history and set a world record by successfully launching 104 satellites into space on one rocket in a single go.

Feb 17, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
APJ Abdul Kalam wanted to witness 'Mangalyaan' launch, reveals former ISRO chief Radhakrishnan in his memoir

APJ Abdul Kalam wanted to witness 'Mangalyaan' launch, reveals former ISRO chief Radhakrishnan in his memoir

According to Radhakrishnan, the former president wanted to witness the launch of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) - India's first interplanetary mission – also known as Mangalyaan, on September 24, 2014 but had to leave Bengaluru with 'childlike reluctance' the day before as he had a university convocation to address.

Dec 08, 2016, 13:13 PM IST
ISRO seeking scientific proposals for Mars Orbiter Mission-2 following Mangalyaan's success

ISRO seeking scientific proposals for Mars Orbiter Mission-2 following Mangalyaan's success

A call for proposals through an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) has been made within India to seek proposal for scientific experiments for Mars Orbiters Mission-2.

Nov 26, 2016, 09:12 AM IST
Mangalyaan's photo of Red Planet appears in National Geographic cover

Mangalyaan's photo of Red Planet appears in National Geographic cover

India's maiden mission to Mars, which completed three years in orbit this week, has found place on the cover of the venerable National Geographic magazine, known for its high quality images.

Nov 20, 2016, 02:53 AM IST
ISRO to perform key manoeuvre on Mars Orbiter next year

ISRO to perform key manoeuvre on Mars Orbiter next year

ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar said the MOM had completed two years yesterday, although its original mission life was slated to be six months, and that the space agency had released a lot of first year data beamed by its five payloads.

Sep 25, 2016, 23:10 PM IST
Mars Orbiter Mission completes two years around orbit in Red Planet: ISRO releases first year data of MOM to public

Mars Orbiter Mission completes two years around orbit in Red Planet: ISRO releases first year data of MOM to public

The Indian space agency has released first year of MOM Long-term archive data (Sept 24, 2014 to Sept 23, 2015) to public.

Sep 25, 2016, 05:43 AM IST
Mangalyaan still going strong, to have course correction: ISRO

Mangalyaan still going strong, to have course correction: ISRO

Nearly two years after it was launched, 'Mangalyaan' is still functioning well, and with a planned course correction next January to extend its battery life, it would keep going for many years, ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar said on Wednesday.

Aug 11, 2016, 00:32 AM IST
NASA invites India to jointly explore Mars, send astronauts

NASA invites India to jointly explore Mars, send astronauts

This is of direct benefit be it for India or California where we see tectonic activity.

Feb 28, 2016, 10:06 AM IST
 Major Indian space discoveries/missions of 2015

Major Indian space discoveries/missions of 2015

Take a look at some of the major Indian space missions this year.

Dec 16, 2015, 17:15 PM IST
ISRO releases image of Mars' Arabia Terra

ISRO releases image of Mars' Arabia Terra

The image was taken from ISRO's Mars Colour Camera (MCC) that is on board India's Mars Orbiter Spacecraft, Mangalyaan at an altitude of 14893 km with a resolution of 774 m.  

Nov 09, 2015, 15:25 PM IST
Check out: Spectacular image of Henry Crater from India's Mars orbiter camera!

Check out: Spectacular image of Henry Crater from India's Mars orbiter camera!

The spacecraft has delivered a breathtaking picture of Henry Crater, a large crater in the Arabia quadrangle of Mars.

Oct 30, 2015, 16:34 PM IST
China's space programme comes under criticism from official media

China's space programme comes under criticism from official media

China's ambitious space programme focusing on Moon missions Wednesday came under rare criticism from the official media after NASA's announcement of existence of flowing water on Mars, where India sent its Mangalyaan becoming the first country in Asia to reach the Red Planet.

Sep 30, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

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Sep 25, 2015, 08:50 AM IST

DNA: Today in History, September 24

Know all the historical facts and events that has happened on this date in this segment of DNA.

Sep 24, 2015, 23:09 PM IST
ISRO to celebrate Mangalyaan anniversary with 'The Martian'

ISRO to celebrate Mangalyaan anniversary with 'The Martian'

On the occasion of first anniversary of the successful launch of Mangalyaan (Mars Orbiter Mission), Fox Star Studios will host a special screening of Ridley Scott`s "The Martian" for scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and their families.

Sep 24, 2015, 18:20 PM IST
ISRO releases Mars atlas to mark Mangalyaan's first birthday in space

ISRO releases Mars atlas to mark Mangalyaan's first birthday in space

India's Mars Orbiter spacecraft 'Mangalyaan' completed one year in the Red Planet Thursday and to mark the occasion, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released a 'Mars atlas' in Bengaluru.

Sep 24, 2015, 17:10 PM IST