Wednesday, September 24, 2014

MOM is in orbit around Mars!

MOM is in orbit around Mars!  No, not my CCPOAA mom, but the Mars Orbiter Mission – India's first interplanetary satellite.  They succeeded on their very first try, even though they were on a hurried schedule and a shoestring budget.  If they keep this up, SpaceX and Blue Ocean are going to have some offshore competition!  Here's the official announcement, and a more detailed story...

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