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India's Giant Interplanetary Leap to Mars

After more than 300 days, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has entered the gravitational sphere of Mars. “Mangalyaan”, as it is affectionately referred to, lifted off into space on November 5, 2014 (Aljazeera). If the mission succeeds, India will become the fourth country in the world to conduct a successful mission to Mars. MOM is […]