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How ISRO modified a lunar orbiter into Mars orbiter Mangalyaan, India`s `Moon Man` recalls – Zee News

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was working on Chandrayaan-2 (their second lunar exploration mission) around the year 2011 with the Russian space…

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New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was working on Chandrayaan-2 (their second lunar exploration mission) around the year 2011 with the Russian space agency, but had to shelve the then plan owing to Russia backing out. Finally, it was this mission which was planned as Chandrayaan-2 that ended up being modified and launched as the Mars Orbiter Mission (MoM) or Mangalyaan in 2013, revealed ISROs veteran satellite builder and the former Director of UR Rao Satellite Center Dr Mylswamy…

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