MOM – India’s first ever interplanetary spacecraft – is spending her last day around Mother Earth.
The Mother of all Slingshots is set for Dec. 1 when the main engine fires to propel India’s first interplanetary spacecraft to Mars. Credit: ISRO
|Mother of All Slingshots Set to Hurl India’s MOM Probe to Mars|
The clock is ticking down relentlessly towards “The mother of all slingshots” – the critical engine firing intended to hurl India’ Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) probe on her ten month long interplanetary cruise to the Red Planet.(...)
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