Mangalyaan 'pushed further away from earth' in midnight operation: Scientists
PUBLISHED ON: November 7, 2013 | Duration: 2 min, 56 sec
In a tricky operation carried out early this morning, India's first mission to Mars - Mangalyaan - was pushed further away from Earth. Its onboard rocket motor was fired to give it more velocity, said scientists. The officials added that several such midnight maneuvers will be conducted till December 1 when it is sent off on its long journey to Mars.