India's Mars Orbiter Mission extended by another 6 months
India's Mars Orbiter Mission extended by another 6 months

India's Mars Orbiter Mission's (MOM) life has been extended by another six months, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Mangalyaan completes six months in Mars orbit today
Mangalyaan completes six months in Mars orbit today

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), lovingly called Mangalyaan on Tuesday completed six months in the red planet's orbit.

India's Mars Orbiter likely to remain operational even after March 24
India's Mars Orbiter likely to remain operational even after March 24

India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the country's first inter-planetary expedition, may remain operational even after March 24, 2015.

India's Mars Orbiter mission completes 100 days in Martian orbit

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

India, US set up joint working group for Mars studies
India, US set up joint working group for Mars studies

India and the US have set up an ISRO-NASA joint working group to explore the possibility of enhancing cooperation for the study of Mars, the government said Wednesday.

DNA: Army prepared to counter threat during J&K polls

The Indian Army said it was ready to ensure a safe environment for conduct of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

Also watch: Mangalyaan among Time magazine's 25 best innovations of 2014

India's Mangalyaan among best inventions of 2014: Time magazine
India's Mangalyaan among best inventions of 2014: Time magazine

Mangalyaan has been named among the best inventions of 2014 by Time magazine which described it as a technological feat that will allow India to flex its "interplanetary muscles."

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.

China plans to send a rover to Mars by 2020
China plans to send a rover to Mars by 2020

China's Mars rover will be larger, tougher and a better climber, experts said Tuesday as the country plans to send a space mission to land a rover on the Red Planet by 2020.

China unveils Mars rover after India's successful Mangalyaan
China unveils Mars rover after India's successful Mangalyaan

Seeking to catch up with India's Mangalyaan mission, China has unveiled its Mars rover being developed to scurry the Red Planet's surface for signs of water and life and plans to test it in the rugged terrain of Tibet.

Mars orbiter crossed comet hurdle: ISRO
Mars orbiter crossed comet hurdle: ISRO

After the Mars orbiter spacecraft's successful encounter with comet Siding Spring last week, a major hurdle was over and the satellite is now in a normal phase of the mission to proceed with other experiments, ISRO said Wednesday.

Google celebrates Mangalyaan's one month in Mars orbit with a doodle
Google celebrates Mangalyaan's one month in Mars orbit with a doodle

Google on Thursday paid tribute to India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) with a special doodle as it completes one month in Mars orbit.

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars planet
Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars planet

Comet Siding Spring or C/2013 A1, which is the size of a small mountain, passed extremely close to the planet Mars on Sunday (19 October 2014).

Comet Siding Spring: India repositions its Mars spacecraft 'Mangalyaan'
Comet Siding Spring: India repositions its Mars spacecraft 'Mangalyaan'

Mangalyaan has been repositioned as a precautionary measure against the Comet Siding Spring, that is expected to come within about 87,000 miles of the Red Planet on October 19.

Mangalyaan tweets video of Mars satellite Phobos
Mangalyaan tweets video of Mars satellite Phobos

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: After scripting history in space, India's Mars Orbiter Mission has now tweeted a video of the Red Planet's satellite Phobos.

World Space Week celebrated in Kozhikode to mark Mangalyaan's success
World Space Week celebrated in Kozhikode to mark Mangalyaan's success

World Space Week was celebrated in Kerala's Kozhikode district on Friday to mark the success of India's Mars mission, where many enthusiastic school and college students attended the space exhibition organised by the Regional Science Centre and Planetarium.

Mangalyaan sends its first 3D image of Mars
Mangalyaan sends its first 3D image of Mars

India's Mars Orbiter Mission, lovingly called Mangalyaan, has sent back its first 3D image of the Red Planet captured by its cameras onboard the satellite, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

Now, kids to assemble Mangalyaan spacecraft using cupboard!
Now, kids to assemble Mangalyaan spacecraft using cupboard!

In an attempt to encourage young minds in the space exploration, a science communicator has developed a Do-It-Yourself model of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), which can be cut out of cupboard and assembled by kids.

Mars Mission's success to inspire children towards science
Mars Mission's success to inspire children towards science

In the wake of the success of Mars Orbiter Mission, the Department of Science and Technology has decided to use it as a tool to inspire school children and inculcate interest in science.