The Essential Guide to Astronomy
It's a historic day for India's maturing space program, as its first-ever interplanetary explorer successfully slipped into orbit around the Red Planet.
By: J. Kelly Beatty
September 23, 2014
India's first mission to the Red Planet launched successfully November 5th from a barrier island off the country's coastline. The mission will study Mars's atmosphere and surface and is an important milestone for the country's space agency.
By: Shweta Krishnan
November 5, 2013