[meteorite-list] Mars Orbiter Mission - Successful TCM-1

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:19:17 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <201312111919.rBBJJHLq005827_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>


Mars Orbiter Mission
December 11, 2013

The first Trajectory Correction Manoeuvre (TCM) of Spacecraft was carried
out successfully at 06:30 hrs (IST) by firing the 22 Newton Thrusters
for a duration of 40.5 seconds. The spacecraft is travelling at a distance
of about 29 lakh (2.9 million) km away from Earth.
Received on Wed 11 Dec 2013 02:19:17 PM PST

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