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India’s Mars Mission Mangalyaan Sends New Year 2016 Greetings, Disc Picture of Red Planet

India’s prestigious Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) Mangalyaan still circling the Red Planet has taken the occasion of New Year 2016 to send greetings to earthlings. “Happy New Year. Dear earthlings! North Pole looks wicked cool here!” said Indian Space Research Organisation’s Mangalyaan from Mars Orbiter. It has also sent a stunning picture of the full disc of Mars that was ...

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‘Beam Me to Mars’ Begins Tonight, 88,798 Radio Messages to Hit Mars

Today, earthlings will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first mission to Mars by NASA’s Mariner 4 that was launched on Nov. 28, 1964, by sending about 90,000 messages via radio telescopes to Mars. US space funding company Uwingu, which has organized the extraterrestrial shout-out to mark the 50th anniversary of NASA’s first robotic Mars mission, hopes to raise funds ...

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