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Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) Mission to Mars

Goals: India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is the country's first mission to the Red Planet. The mission aims to test key technologies for interplanetary exploration and to use its five science instruments to study the Martian surface and atmosphere from orbit.

Accomplishments: This spacecraft is en route to Mars.


Key Dates
5 Nov 2013:  Launch (09:08 UTC)
24 Sep 2014:  Mars Orbit Insertion
Status: In Flight
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Last Updated: 5 Nov 2013