Satellite from India orbits Mars, program passes China, Japan

The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), locally named as the Mangalyaan, entered Mars’ orbit on Wednesday morning, prompting celebrations all over India and parts of the world. The¬†650 million miles journey began¬†after its initial launch in Sriharikota, Bay of Bengal on November 2013 and now is confirmed over the Mars surface. Cross Map writes that “The … Continue reading Satellite from India orbits Mars, program passes China, Japan