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Mangalyan 60 days away from Mars

Mangalyan 60 days away from Mars
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Mangalyan 60 Days Away From Mars. India\'s first spacecraft to Mars is just two months away from its destination. The Facebook page of ISRO\'s Mars Orbiter Mission has posted an update that \"MOM has covered more than 540 million km on its heliocentric journey to the red planet. Yes, that\'s very close to a whopping 80%. MOM and its payloads are in good health\".

India's first spacecraft to Mars is just two months away from its destination. The Facebook page of ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission has posted an update that "MOM has covered more than 540 million km on its heliocentric journey to the red planet. Yes, that's very close to a whopping 80%. MOM and its payloads are in good health".

Mangalyan 60 days away from Mars

MOM informally called, Mangalyaan was launched by ISRO into Earth orbit’s on November 5, 2013 and set to orbit around our neighboring planet on September 24, 2014. The spacecraft carrying five instruments picked up speed by revolving around the earth and left earth's atmosphere on December 1 last year. The Mission is estimated to have cost the country around Rs.450Cr, which is the lowest of its kind.

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