Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015

Six months of exploring Mars - ISRO's MOM has enough fuel for six more months

After the tremendous success of ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission launch, ISRO maintained surprisingly near silenece baring release of one or two pictures by the Mars Color Camera. The USD $71 million mission, launched on November 5, 2013, had a planned six-month life span once in orbit. The probe entered the Martian atmosphere on September 24, 2014 and was due to complete its mission yesterday (March 24).Now when the planned six months of mission life came to an end, ISRO has released breathtaking views of the RED PLANET.

And one more good news is that the orbiter has enough fuel for extended mission of six more months..

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Date: 25 Mar 2015 , Author: / Category: India Space / Views: 1239/Rating:1.5

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