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12 things you should know about India’s Mars Mission, the ‘Mangalyaan’

25/09/2014

Digital Dimensions

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Image courtesy of Victor Habbick/FreeDigitalPhotosnet

Twenty-fourth of September 2014 is a historic day for India. A day of national pride for the country after the great success of its mars orbiter mission ‘Mangalyaan’. Here are 12 things you should like to know about ‘Mangalyaan’

1. After the success of Mangalyaan, India has become the first and only one country in the world to reach the orbit of Mars in its first attempt.

2. India has become the first Asian country in the world to send an orbiter to mars.

3. India becomes the fourth nation to put a satellite into orbit around mars.

4. India now joins the Martian club that consists of the U.S, Russia and European Space Agency.

5.It was launched by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) on the 5th of November 2013.

6. It was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, which is in the south…

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