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ISRO Successfully Test-fires to Wake up Mangalyaan Main Engine to Enter Mars Orbit Now

Keeping their fingers crossed, ISRO scientists in Bangalore test-fired Mangalyaan’s liquid engine hoping the main engine on Monday successfully so the dormant main liquid engine wakes up from its 10-month hiatus and thrusts into the orbit of Mars as pre-destined. There will be eight thrusters, which will be fired to make the spacecraft enter the red planet’s atmosphere on September ...

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