View Full Version : 2 Days Out from the Red Planet, India’s MOM Probe Test Fires Main Engine for Mars Orb

2014-Sep-22, 10:00 PM
Two days out from her history making date with destiny, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) successfully completed a crucial test firing of the spacecraft’s main liquid engine to confirm its operational readiness for the critical Mars Orbital Insertion (MOI) engine firing on Wednesday morning Sept. 24 IST (Tuesday evening Sept. 23 EDT). Engineers at the […]

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