Mangalyaan : The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)


India sent a spacecraft called Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) commonly known as Mangalyaan to Mars on November 5th, 2013. It was India’s first trip to another planet! The spacecraft was launched using a special rocket called PSLV-C25. India is now the fourth country to successfully send a spacecraft to orbit around Mars. Although Mangalyaan was … Read more