The Mars Orbiter has sent different pictures of the red planet's surface which are being studied by the scientists. India had sent its Mars Orbiter Nov 5, 2013 using its own rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).

The mission cost around Rs.450 crore. Subsequently the Orbiter was inserted in the Martian orbit on September 24 last year. With this mission, India became the first Asian country to send a spacecraft successfully to Mars.


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