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View Full Version : India’s First Mars Probe ‘MOM’ Blasts Free of Earth Joining MAVEN in Race to Red Plan



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2013-Dec-01, 02:30 PM
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – India’s first ever Mars probe ‘MOM’ successfully fired its main engine today (Dec. 1), blasting the craft free of the Earth’s sphere of influence forever to begin her nearly yearlong momentous voyage to the Red Planet. Indian space engineers initiated the 440 Newton liquid fueled engine firing precisely as planned at […]

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