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Spotted – Mysterious secondary craters observed on Mars

Spotted – Mysterious secondary craters observed on Mars

The image was captured by the agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) that has been studying the Red Planet's atmosphere and terrain from orbit since 2006.

Apr 19, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes 50,000th orbit of Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes 50,000th orbit of Red Planet

The orbiter, which is the most data-productive spacecraft yet at Mars, continues to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever accomplished by a camera at the Red Planet.

Mar 30, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
Europe's new Mars Orbiter sends first data from NASA rovers

Europe's new Mars Orbiter sends first data from NASA rovers

The first data from NASA rovers Opportunity and Curiosity on Mars has reached Earth last week in the successful first relay test of a NASA radio aboard Europe's new Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO).

Nov 30, 2016, 12:40 PM IST
Mars orbiter detects carbon dioxide ice on Red Planet

Mars orbiter detects carbon dioxide ice on Red Planet

Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted traces of carbon dioxide ice on Red Planet. The orbiter has found that carbon dioxide ice more often covers the ground at night in some mid-latitude regions than in polar regions of the Red Planet, where it is generally absent for much of summer and fall.

Jul 10, 2016, 15:17 PM IST
From Jupiter to Mars: Five amazing things to know about our solar system!

From Jupiter to Mars: Five amazing things to know about our solar system!

Here are some amazing things you must know about our solar system this week.

Apr 26, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

Scientists deliberate space tech at Indian Science Congress

Top space scientists of various research organisations, including those from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) gathered at the ongoing 102nd Indian Science Congress held here Monday to deliberate on space science and technology.

Jan 05, 2015, 22:35 PM IST
India's Mars mission hits a century

India's Mars mission hits a century

India's Mars Orbiter completed 100 days of its Martian orbit on the New Year's Day 2015 Thursday, space agency officials said.

Jan 01, 2015, 23:08 PM IST
MAVEN's first results may offer clues to how Mars lost atmosphere

MAVEN's first results may offer clues to how Mars lost atmosphere

The first results from NASA's MAVEN mission may be able to provide clues regarding how Mars lost its atmosphere to space over time.

Dec 16, 2014, 12:59 PM IST
ISRO releases images of Comet Siding Spring taken by 'Mangalyaan'

ISRO releases images of Comet Siding Spring taken by 'Mangalyaan'

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday released images of Comet Siding Spring or C/2013 A1, taken by its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) last month.

Nov 12, 2014, 16:12 PM IST
Clearer pictures from Mars Orbiter soon: Official

Clearer pictures from Mars Orbiter soon: Official

India's Mars Orbiter is expected to send clearer pictures in two months' time, said a senior official of the Indian space agency Friday.

Oct 24, 2014, 20:00 PM IST

Twitter exchanges between ISRO, NASA on Mars mission

ISRO reached out to lakhs of social media users by giving a blow by blow account of the successful historic Mars Orbit Insertion today, even as it launched the MOM's official Twitter handle, @MarsOrbiter.

Sep 24, 2014, 20:00 PM IST
Mangalyaan tweets Howdy as NASA's Curiosity says Namaste on Twitter

Mangalyaan tweets Howdy as NASA's Curiosity says Namaste on Twitter

Zee Media Bureau/Ritu Singh

Sep 24, 2014, 13:21 PM IST

Mars Orbiter Mission: Greetings pour in hailing 'historic' moment for India

From President Pranab Mukherjee to NASA, all came out with praise for ISRO after it successfully placed its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft in the Red Planet's orbit on the very first attempt.

Sep 24, 2014, 11:28 AM IST
Mangalyaan set for date with Mars, will India make space history?

Mangalyaan set for date with Mars, will India make space history?

A day after successfully test-firing its dormant main engine, scientists of the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) are all set to ensure India's ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission, which has already traversed 662 million km, enters the orbit of the red planet on Wednesday morning as planned.

Sep 23, 2014, 23:22 PM IST

Mars orbiter has to travel only 88 million km for tryst with red planet

India`s Mars orbiter spacecraft has to travel only 88 million km as part of its total journey of 680 million km for its rendezvous with the red planet scheduled for September 24.

Aug 15, 2014, 19:33 PM IST

Mars orbiter completes about 80 per cent of journey

Inching closer to the red planet, India`s ambitious Mars orbiter spacecraft has covered more than 540 million kilometres, about 80 per cent of its journey for its rendezvous with the planet scheduled for September 24.

Jul 22, 2014, 12:09 PM IST

India`s Mars orbiter spacecraft completes 75 percent of journey

India`s Mars orbiter spacecraft has completed 75 percent of its journey for its rendezvous with the red planet scheduled for September 24.

Jul 04, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

India to launch Astrosat in 2015

After the successful launch of Mars Orbiter and two navigation satellites, India is developing an astronomical satellite- Astrosat. This satellite will be used to study stars and other celestial bodies and is expected to launch in 2015.

Apr 04, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

`ISRO examining business model for industries in satellite, rocket production`

The Indian space agency is working at preparing a business model to partner with industries - public and private - so that they have a higher level of participation in the space sector, said its chief.

Apr 04, 2014, 21:06 PM IST

Mars Orbiter spacecraft all set for 300-day voyage to the Red Planet

India’s Mars Orbiter spacecraft is set to begin its 300-day voyage to the Red Planet on Sunday.

Nov 28, 2013, 18:52 PM IST