Tuesday, November 5, 2013

India Launches high risk mission to Mars - Video

India's Mars Orbiter Mission, the country's first interplanetary foray, blasts off from the Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota, India. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters

The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), informally called Mangalyaan (Sanskrit: मङ्गलयान, English: Mars-craft) is the Mars orbiter that was successfully launched on 5th November 2013 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). 

This is a rough artist's concept of the orbiter in orbit.  

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