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Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft Undergoes Testing

India Space Research Organisation

This image shows the Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft as it undergoes pre-launch testing. India 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 Testing

India Space Research Organisation

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft undergoes pre-launch testing. The mission is slated to launch from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC), Shriharikota, India, 100 kilometers north of Chennai on Oct. 28, 2013.

Mars Orbiter Spacecraft Undergoes Pre Launch Tests

India Space Research Organisation

Scientists test India’s Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft in this image. The mission is slated to launch from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC), Shriharikota, India, 100 kilometers north of Chennai on Oct. 28, 2013.

Mars Orbiter Spacecraft Moved for Testing

India Space Research Organisation

Scientists move India’s Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft for testing. The 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.

Mars Orbiter Spacecraft Integration

India Space Research Organisation

Scientists integrate India’s Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft. The 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.

Mars Orbiter Mission Payloads (Infographic)

India Space Research Organisation

This infographic details India’s Mars Orbiter Mission payloads. The 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.

Full View of PSLV-C25 on First Launch Pad

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.

PSLV-C25 Undergoing Launch Rehearsal

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.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission Readied for Launch

ISRO

Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft is being integrated to the 4th stage of PSLV-C25. India's first interplanetary probe, Mars Orbiter Spacecraft was prepared for launch on November 5, 2013, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.

Valles Marineris Higher Resolution Image

ISRO

The central part of Valles Marineris on Mars was imaged on Jan. 28, 2015, by India’s Mars Orbiter Spacecraft.

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