The Falcon 9 with KARI's experimental lunar orbiter
will be launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
The Diviner instrument on LRO was used for temperature readings, while the spacecraft's Lunar Orbiter
Laser Altimeter for measuring brightness.
It flies an elongated orbit, sometimes farther from Mars than NASA's other orbiters
and sometimes closer to Mars, so it crosses altitudes occupied by those orbiters
HINDUSTAN Aeronautics Ltd on Tuesday said it has supported Isro's Mars Orbiter
Mission by providing satellite structure and propellant tankages.
State of the art lifting mechanics and Operative Protection Docking Station, complete with a unique power supply that allows the Orbiter
to be recharged each time it enters the docking station ensuring optimum efficiency gains, guarantees an intelligent storage system ideally suited to the food and drink sector, particularly cold storage-long life power caps allow the Orbiter
to be used in deep freeze environments without loss of power or operational efficiency.
A document sent to potential owners states: "Due to the significance of the space shuttle orbiters
and the role they have played in the nation's space programme, special attention will be paid to ensuring they will retire to appropriate places.
The Xichang Launch Center was established in 1970 and will be launch site for its lunar orbiter
Assemblywoman Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster, has authored Assembly Joint Resolution 52, asking the California Legislature to send a request to the president and congressional leaders to send Atlantis to Palmdale after NASA retires the orbiter
Scientists cheered when the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
emerged from the planet's shadow last night and signalled to Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) that the manoeuvre was a success.
Anfibia, Barcelona, Spain, has unveiled Desktop Orbiter
is more than just a right-angle attachment for your drill.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
lifted off on an Atlas V rocket on a seven-month journey to Mars from Cape Canaveral in Florida.