NEW DELHI – India’s first mission to Mars is on track and should enter orbit in September, the country’s top scientist says. The unmanned “Maangalyaan” probe, launched last year, has “now completed 60 percent” of its journey, ISRO Chief K. Radhakrishnan says. “The mission is going well and will reach the orbit on Sept. 24, 2014,” he says. On April 9, the Mars orbiter spacecraft crossed 337.5 million km in its elliptical orbit around the ...


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