India's Mars mission Nov 5

By Indo Asian News Service | Tuesday, October 22, 2013 | 5:02:06 PM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) India's ambitious Rs.450 crore space mission to Mars has been scheduled for Nov 5, said a top Indian space agency official Tuesday.

Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) India's ambitious Rs.450 crore space mission to Mars has been scheduled for Nov 5, said a top Indian space agency official Tuesday.

"The Mars mission has been fixed for Nov 5. The heat shield of the rocket (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-PSLV) has been closed and the final electrical checks will be carried out Wednesday," K. Radhakrishnan, chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) told IANS.

ISRO will be firing its landmark rocket soon after Diwali.

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