Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 18:04
India`s Mars Orbitter Mission, (MOM) has crossed half the total distance of its voyage to the Red Planet since it left Earth December 1, last year.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 11:04
Efforts to send humans to Mars would likely expose them to health risks beyond the limits of what NASA currently allows, an independent panel of medical experts said today.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 21:43
India`s ambitious maiden inter- planetary voyage Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), launched in November last year, has covered over 21 million km and as of today is exactly 200 days away from reaching the red planet`s orbit on September 24.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 11:25
Netherlands based non-profit organization Mars One has signed a deal with space-funding company Uwingu to use a new "People`s Map of Mars" for all of its missions to the Red planet.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 23:37
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday wished success to the forthcoming Mars Orbiter programme, saying the mission will mark the beginning of a new glorious chapter for India in space explorations.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 09:46
A comfortable, middle-class Parisian life may be the envy of many people, but Florence Porcel would give it all up to be among the first Earthlings to settle on Mars - even with no option of return.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 18:06
Over 1,000 aspirants, including 62 from India, have been shortlisted for an ambitious private mission to send four men and women on a one-way trip to Mars in 2024.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 18:27
India’s first interplanetary mission, the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), will get its first Trajectory Correction Manoeuvre (TCM) on December 11, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:56
The US space agency NASA Saturday rolled out to the launching pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, the Atlas 5 rocket, which will blast off Monday for Mars carrying the MAVEN spacecraft.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 11:03
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today performed the last of the five orbit-raising manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter in the early hours, raising the apogee (farthest point from Earth) of the spacecraft to over 1.92 lakh km.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013, 19:55
The Indian Space Research Agency (ISRO) plans to raise the orbit of the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) to an apogee height of 2,00,000 kms by November 30.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 23:52
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam Tuesday said that the country`s Mars mission would not only help in learning technology and mission implementation but also enthuse young minds in further exploring the outer space.
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