Tag Archives: MOM

ISRO Achieves Trajectory Change of Mars Mission Mangalyaan, Shortens Eclipse Period

ISRO said its satellite orbiting Mission (MOM) Mangalyaan will not be affected this year due to long-duration eclipse as it has managed to manoeuvre change its orbit course to reduce non-availability of sun rays and extend the lifespan of the mission. ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar on Thursday told media, "The duration of the eclipse was so long that ...

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Ex-ISRO Chief Kasturirangan Pitches for Strategic, Sustainable Space Program

Former Indian Space Research Organisation chief K. Kasturirangan has called for a strategic plan in Indian research program that can be wholly indegenous with fewer imported technologies. Addressing students at Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), the former space scientist who headed ISRO for nine years as chairman from 1994 to 2003, said long-term sustainability is key to India’s progress ...

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India in Space: Year End Review of ISRO’s Achievements in 2015

From positive news of Mars Orbiter Mission completing its task successfully and enhancing it lifespan for few more years, ISRO has made every Indian smile with pride in 2015. Hardwork, dedication and team spirit still dominate the sprawling ISRO campus in Bangalore and their efforts towards socially beneficial projects has equally taken centre-stage in 2015. Here is a glance at ...

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How ISRO Achieved Milestones? Ex-Chief Ponders 18-hour Workdays

Scientists at Bangalore-based Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had put in 18-hour workdays ahead of the historic space launches such as Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan, the unprecedented breakthroughs, said K. Radhakrishnan, former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), while addressing the students at the IIT Bombay Techfest on Saturday. Describing ISRO efforts as role-model for other space missions elsewhere in ...

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ISRO Releases Mars Atlas, Suggests Life on Mars Possible


ISRO celebrated the one year anniversary of its prestigious Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) in Orbit with the release of Mars Atlas on Thursday. The atlas containing images and scientific data can be downloaded from the ISRO LINK given here. These high resolution images acquired from periapsis show details of various morphological features on the surface of Mars. “The knowledge acquired ...

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