Indian probe to explore Mars began on the path to the destination, the press service of the Indian Space Agency (ISRO) in Twitter -account organization.
«Mangalyan» must spend in the way of a little less than 10 months: it is expected to reach orbit Red planet at the end of September 2014. Success is not guaranteed, not all vehicles sent to Mars, reached the goal, but the Indian authorities are already talking about an important breakthrough and the prospects of its space industry.
They believe that the Indian space transportation should attract investors to its cheapness, when the successes prove challenging missions reliability ISRO. Such victories can be attributed sending probe “Chandrayaan-1″ on the moon in 2008.
Satellite Mars “Mangalyan” was launched from the Baikonur Indian Sriharikota November 5, 2013. Then start was moved from October 28 to the backup date due to weather conditions. Almost a month apparatus expected to orbit the Earth beginning of his journey.