How India reached Mars on a budget: The Mangalyaan story
The Mangalyaan mission is arguably the greatest achievement in the history of the Indian space program. Ritu Karidhal, deputy director of the mission, shares the story of how we reached Mars. Mars Orbiter Mission website
The Voyager missions, launched in 1977, have crossed the solar system and are now the farthest man-made objects in deep space. They continue to transmit data, and in 1992, Voyager 1 took a now famous photo of the Earth as a ‘Pale Blue Dot’ from 6 billion kilometers away.
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This short film highlights the crucial role that 3 women played in the success of the Mangalyaan mission.
Deputy Director - Mars Orbiter Mission
A prominent scientist at ISRO, Ritu was the Deputy Director of India’s Mars Orbiter Mission.
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