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India's First Mars Mission in Pictures (Gallery)

India's Mars Orbiter Mission Readied for Launch

ISRO

Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft attached to the 4th stage of PSLV-C25 and ready for heat shield closure. India's first interplanetary probe, Mars Orbiter Spacecraft was prepared for launch on November 5, 2013, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. [Read the Full Story Here]

Liftoff! India Mars Orbiter Mission Launches

Indian Space Research Organisation

A Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle launches India's first mission to Mars, the Mars Orbiter Mission, from the the Indian Space Research Organisation's Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on Nov. 5, 2013. [Read the Full Story Here]

Liftoff! India Mars Orbiter Mission Launches

Indian Space Research Organisation

India's first mission to Mars, the Mars Orbiter Mission, launches the Mangalyaan orbiter toward the Red Planet atop a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle on Nov. 5, 2013 from the Indian Space Research Organisation's Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. [Read the Full Story Here]

Panaromic View of First Launch Pad with PSLV-C25 During Launch Rehearsal

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India's first interplanetary probe, Mars Orbiter Spacecraft onboard a PSLV-C25 launch vehicle (XL version) will launch on November 5, 2013, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. Here the rocket undergoes launch testing.

Panaromic View of PSLV-C25

ISRO

India's first interplanetary probe, Mars Orbiter Spacecraft onboard a PSLV-C25 launch vehicle (XL version) will launch on November 5, 2013, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. Here the rocket undergoes launch testing.

Mars Orbiter Mission Trajectory Design (Infographic)

India Space Research Organisation

This infographic details India’s Mars Orbiter Mission trajectory design.

PSLV-C25 Post Four-Stage Integration

India Space Research Organisation

This photo shows PSLV-C25 after integration of all its four stages at Mobile Service Tower. India's Mars Orbiter mission is slated to launch from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC), Shriharikota, India, 100 kilometers north of Chennai on Oct. 28, 2013. Mars Orbiter Mission is India's first interplanetary mission to planet Mars with an orbiter craft designed to orbit Mars in an elliptical orbit.

India Mars Orbiter Mission

Indian Space Research Organisation

An artist's illustration of India's Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft, the country's first Mars-bound probe, which is due to launch toward the Red Planet in Fall 2013.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission Readied for Launch

ISRO

PSLV-C25 rocket with heat shield closed. India's first interplanetary probe, Mars Orbiter Spacecraft was prepared for launch on November 5, 2013, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.

PSLV-C25 Integration at Mobile Service Tower

India Space Research Organisation

This photo shows PSLV-C25 in its third and fourth stages of being placed on top of the second stage at the Mobile Service Tower. India's Mars Orbiter mission is slated to launch from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC), Shriharikota, India, 100 kilometers north of Chennai on Oct. 28, 2013. Mars Orbiter Mission is India's first interplanetary mission to planet Mars with an orbiter craft designed to orbit Mars in an elliptical orbit.

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