India’s Mangalyaan completes 3 successful years

Mars Orbiter Mission ‘Mangalyaan’ is the first mission from India to Mars and has successfully completed three years in orbit.

The Mangalyaan was expected to stay active for only six months when it was launched.

Mangalyaan entered the orbit of Mars on 24 September 2014.

It became the cheapest Mars mission in history by using least amount of fuel possible.

It was launched by using a unique Earth-Mars arrangement that occurs only once in 780 days.

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