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Indian Mission to Mars

mars orbit

India have launched a rocket carrying a spacecraft to Mars on Monday 4th November 2013. It is scheduled to take 300 days to complete the 780 million km journey, and will enter orbit around the red planet when it reaches it’s destination. If the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) sucessfully orbits Mars, then India’s space agency will become the fourth in the world to complete a Mars mission, after the US, Russia and Europe.

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