‘Hello Mars’ says India

After a 300-day flight and covering a distance of 680-million km after its launch on November 5, 2013, the Rs 450-crore Isro’s Mars Orbiter Mission entered the Martian orbit at 7.18am.

The mission begian at 4:17 am and conclude by 8:15 am in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Indian Space Telemetry and Tracking Command Network (Istrac), Peenya.

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