Monday, September 22, 2014

Maven and Mangalyaan ..


While MAVEN, the $670 million NASA probe to study Martian atmosphere will take the final maneuvres to escape from sun orbit to mars orbit at 6 AM (IST) on 22 sept, ( successfully carried out) to remain there for 6 months for studies, Mangalyaan the $72.5 million mission from ISRO will carry out the Mars Insertion maneuvre Martian atmosphere.

http://m.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/mars-orbiter-mission-is-on-stable-trajectory-isro-chief/article6431827.ece/

Exciting days ahead for both missions and wishing both missions the best !

While no moon missions from NASA were able to confirm presence of water on lunar surface, and only Chandraayan could confirm water on moon, it is hoped Mangalyaan may come up with starling discoveries that have evaded all NASA expeditions, that the whole world is waiting for .. LIFE ..!

george..

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