Distinguished Scientist & Former Director, ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore
Talk Title: Mangalyaan: The Success Story of India’s First Mission to Mars
Among planetary exploration efforts, missions to Mars were considered to be technically more challenging. Success rate of Mars missions were very low. In this backdrop, the success of India’s maiden Mission to Mars, Mangalyaan has drawn global attention. The success has been further highlighted because the mission was realized with minimum budget and compact time schedule. The lecture will highlight the inside story of Mangalyaan.