India’s Mars Orbiter Expected To Outlive Six-Month Baseline Mission

Credit: Mars: NASA
NEW DELHI – India’s first Mars mission has successfully completed six months in space and is expected to stay in orbit for another six months to explore the red planet and its atmosphere. The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) “Maangalyaan” requires about 2 kg (4.4 lb.) of fuel every year for effective...

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