Know : Timeline of Space Exploration

This is a timeline of Solar System exploration ordered by date of spacecraft launch. It includes: All spacecraft that have left Earth orbit for the purposes of Solar System exploration (or were launched with that intention but failed), including lunar probes. A small number of pioneering or notable Earth-orbiting craft. It does not include: The great majority of Earth-orbiting satellites. Probes leaving Earth... Continue Reading →

Kudos : Mangalyaan launched successfully

A day after the last of diwali rockets was fired in this part of the country, "the big one" blasted off from the first launch pad in Sriharikota on Tuesday afternoon, firing the ambition of a nation, and the imagination of many others. After 45 minutes, the first phase of India's first Mars mission was pronounced a success. "I... Continue Reading →

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