India Adjusts Orbit Of Mars Mission

NEW DELHI—India’s space agency readjusted the orbit of its landmark Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) to avoid the spacecraft experiencing a long-duration eclipse of the Sun that would have drained its solar batteries, the country’s top space scientist says. The repositioning, which was announced in August...

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