The launch of India's first Mars orbiter, which was postponed for eight days due to bad weather in the Pacific, has been rescheduled for Nov. 5. The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) will be boosted by a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, which was also used for the Chandrayaan-1 Moon mission, on Nov. 5 at 2:36 p.m. local time from the Sriharikota spaceport, Indian Space Research Organization Chairman K. Radhakrishnan says. The MOM will not use a direct trajectory to Mars. Once launched, it will orbit ...
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