India's Mars Orbiter achieves new Milestone in successful Orbital Insertion
September 24, 2014
The Indian Mars Orbiter Spacecraft achieved a major milestone on Wednesday, successfully inserting itself into orbit around planet Mars, marking the completion of a 680-million Kilometer journey through the Solar System. This marks one of the biggest achievements of the Indian Space Research Organization as MOM ventured further into space than any previous Indian spacecraft. Successfully placing a spacecraft in orbit around Mars, ISRO becomes the fourth member in an exclusive club of agencies that successfully sent spacecraft to Mars following the Soviet space program, the European Space Agency and NASA that had just sent itsMAVEN spacecraft into Martian orbit on Monday.
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