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Snapshots from Space

by Emily Lakdawalla

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Follow the thrilling adventures of planetary missions, past and present, and see the stunningly beautiful photos that they return from space!

Mangalyaan update: Testing of main engine underway

Emily Lakdawalla • October 09, 2012 • 1

A report in the Times of India states that India's Mars mission's main engine is now being tested.

Mangalyaan, India's 2013 Mars mission, is now under construction

Emily Lakdawalla • September 27, 2012 • 10

In August, India's prime minister announced the intent to build and launch a Mars orbiter in time for the November 2013 launch window, an insanely fast schedule. The structure of the spacecraft has now been delivered.

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