India creates history as ISRO's first Mars orbiter Mangalyaan successfully enters red planet's orbit

September 24, 2014 3:18 AM

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India creates history as ISRO's first Mars orbiter Mangalyaan successfully enters red planet's orbit

Bangalore: In its maiden attempt, India on Wednesday successfully placed Mars Orbiter Mission or Mangalyaan in the red planet's orbit. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has created history and has entered the league of three other agencies which successfully launched Mars mission.

As all the operations were on schedule, India is the first country to reach Mars in its first attempt. ISRO said, "All engines are going strong. Burning of fuel happening." All engines started burning as per the exact timeline.

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