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India's first Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' enters orbit

India has successfully put a satellite into orbit around Mars, becoming the fourth nation or geo-bloc to do so, The Mangalyaan robotic probe, one of the cheapest interplanetary missions ever, will soon begin work studying the Red Planet's atmosphere. Only the US, Russia and Europe have previously sent missions to Mars, and India has succeeded on its first attempt - an achievement that eluded even the Americans and the Soviets.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission makes big breakthrough For the first time an instrument on board the spacecraft, the Methane Sensor For Mars, has recorded radiation on the surface of Mars which in turn reflected the Sun’s radiation back into space. The process is known as albedo, and it is the measure of the reflectivity of Mars’ surface.

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India's first Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' enters orbit

"India's first Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' enters orbit". The Mangalyaan robotic probe, one of the cheapest interplanetary missions ever, will soon begin work studying the Red Planet's atmosphere.

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bengaluru: India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has completed two years around Mars on September 24, 2016 and accomplished its planned mission objectives. At present MOM and all it…

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India's first Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' enters orbit

Indian Space Research Organization scientists and other officials cheer as they celebrate the success of Mars Orbiter Mission

Mars Orbiter Mission completes two years around orbit in Red Planet ISRO releases first year data of MOM to public - Zee News #757LiveIN

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India's first Mars satellite 'Mangalyaan' enters orbit

Indian Space Research Organisation scientists watch screens display the graphics explaining Mars Orbiter Mission