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India’s MOM set to arrive at Mars

On the heels of JPL’s MAVEN, India’s MOM is set to arrive on Mars.

After a 10-month trek, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is expected to reach Mars on at 7:41 a.m. India Standard Time on Wednesday,  Sept. 24 (that’s 10:11 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 23) after a firing its engine for 24 minutes to enter orbit around the planet. Confirmation of the success (or failure) of this crucial maneuver should come to ground control minutes later, mission officials have said.

Here’s the link on Space.com.

What does it feel like to fly over planet Earth?

Posted on YouTube by yesterday2221.
This is crazy. I recommend you watch it full-screen in 1080p!

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