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Mars orbiter completes about 80 per cent of journey

Mars orbiter completes about 80 per cent of journey

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:09

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.

India earned 40 million euro for launching 15 foreign satellites

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 19:46

India`s Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh said that the country has earned around 40 million euros launching 15 foreign satellites from 2011 till date.

Mars spacecraft 117 million kms away from earth

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:25

India`s Mars spacecraft has travelled 117 million kms from the earth with 24 million kms more to cover before its tryst with the red planet in another 92 days.

Trajectory correction of Mars mission likely by June 11

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:57

Indian Space Research Organisation is likely to perform its next trajectory correction manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter mission on June 11.

India`s Mars mission: Mangalyaan crosses half-way mark

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.

Space programme has benefited country: S Radhakrishnan

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 00:13

The success of the Indian space programme has trickled down to society and led to direct economic and other benefits, ISRO chairman S Radhakrishnan today said.

India`s Mars mission 200 days away from reaching destination

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.

India`s mission to probe Sun before 2020

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 13:08

After successfully launching the Mars Orbiter Mission, India is now gearing up for its next expedition to the Sun. India will send a multi-million dollar mission to probe the Sun by 2020,as reported by a space official. This maiden mission to the sun is titled Aditya-1.

India`s Mars Orbiter Mission completes 100 days in space

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 21:28

India`s first interplanetary mission completes 100 days of its voyage towards Mars today.

India to launch four foreign satellites in 2014-15

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 22:09

Strengthening its advancement towards space research, India is all set to launch four foreign satellites in 2014-15 in the Earth`s lower orbit, using its workhorse polar rocket, according to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) sources.

India`s Mars Orbiter Mission on track, 14.4 million km away from Earth

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 19:44

India`s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), also called Mangalyaan, is in good health, on track, and is at a distance of 14.4 million kms from Earth.

Mars mission will mark beginning of glorious chapter: PM

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.