India prepares to take flight to Mars with the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)

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RDFRS: India prepares to take flight to Mars with the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).

by Emily Lakdawalla posted on November 02, 2013 04:13AM GMT
Thanks to soulreaver for the link!

After a long period of providing no official information online, ISRO has started to provide lots more information about the mission through its website and through its Facebook page, as well as a newly launched Facebook page specifically for the Mars Orbiter Mission. They’ve been posting lots of great photos at the mission’s Facebook page, in high resolution. There is even acountdown clock. Indian websites and newspapers are bursting with articles about the mission — I’ll post a list of links to some of them at the end of the article. It’s an exciting time!

Here’s a graphic that shows the flight profile of the mission. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) will lift it into a highly elliptical…

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