India To Launch Mars Mission till End of this year
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India To Launch Mars Mission till End of this year

New Delhi : India | Feb 21, 2013 at 6:33 AM PST
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Orbital view of the north polar region of Mars

India plans this year to send to Mars and own spacecraft to orbit the Earth's first domestic satellite navigation. It was declared, speaking in Parliament, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.

Spacecraft with 25 kg of research equipment on board will be placed in an elliptical orbit of Mars launch vehicle PSLV-XL. Its task will be to determine the causes of the disappearance of the atmosphere on Mars and obtaining evidence of a possible sign of life.

Thus, India will become the fifth country after the U.S., Russia, EU, ​​China and Japan, which launched its own program of Mars exploration.

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Orbital view of the north polar region of Mars
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