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+ - Mangalyaan Gets Ready to Enter MARS Orbit

Submitted by William Robinson
William Robinson (875390) writes "India's Mars Orbiter Mission, known as Mangalyaan is now at a distance of just nine million kilometres from the red planet, and is scheduled to enter the orbit of Mars at 7.30 am on September 24. Mangalyaan was launched on 5th November 2013 by ISRO, presently busy planning to reduce the speed of the spacecraft through the process of firing the LAM engine and bring it to 1.6 km/sec, before it is captured by the planet's gravity."
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Mangalyaan Gets Ready to Enter MARS Orbit

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