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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: The spacecraft arrived in Mars orbit on schedule. It is India's first mission to another planet and a successful test of the nation's deep space capabilities.


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