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After Mangalyaan-1 success, ISRO seeks proposals for Mars Orbiter Mission-2

News Agencies | First published: 29 November 2016, 11:28 IST
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After Mangalyaan-1 success, ISRO seeks proposals for Mars Orbiter Mission-2

To expand inter-planetary research, ISRO is seeking scientific proposals for Mars Orbiter Mission-2, the government said on 29 November.

Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office that looks after the Department of Space, said in a written response to a question in Rajya Sabha the configuration, objectives and scientific experiments of MoM-2 is yet to be formulated.

"A call for proposals through an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) has been made within India to seek proposal for scientific experiments for Mars Orbiters Mission-2," Singh said.

He said MoM-1 has completed 25 months in orbit and is presently functioning satisfactorily.

--PTI

First published: 29 November 2016, 11:28 IST
 
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