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  • After Successful Launch, India’s Mars Orbiter Is On Its Way
    By on November 6, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    neo12 writes “India has successfully launched a spacecraft to the Red Planet — with the aim of becoming the fourth space agency to reach Mars.” As our previous mention of the launch notes, getting to Mars by rocket is a long haul: if all goes well, it will be about 10 months until Mangalyaan reaches orbit.

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