My favorite detail from the story: that they selected Gandhi Jayanti day -- the national holiday celebrating Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, like President's Day here in the U.S. -- for the trip, "as traffic would be less."
The launch is currently scheduled for Monday, October 28 at 16:14:45 Indian standard time (3:44:45 PDT / 10:44:45 UTC).
ISRO / Glen Nagle
ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)
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