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View Full Version : India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) Requires Extra Thruster Firing after Premature Eng



Fraser
2013-Nov-11, 06:20 PM
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) probe suffered a surprise hiccup overnight (Nov. 11 IST) when the main engine shut down prematurely and left the country’s first ever mission to the Red Planet flying in a significantly lower than planned interim elliptical orbit around Earth – following what was to be her 4th orbit raising burn […]

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