"We have gone beyond the boundaries of human enterprise and imagination. Traversed a path known to very few"
light time between Sun-Earth, and Earth-Mars Orbiter. Haha. Latter's
longer by 4 minutes! I'm now thinking about Voyager, and I'm gobsmacked.
(More... if that was possible)
"With today's spectacular
success, ISRO joins an elite group of only 3 other agencies worldwide to
have successfully reached the Red Planet."
Taken from feasibility studies to fulfilment in 3 years.
a pan Indian effort. The governor of the state is from Rajkot. An
instrument is from Rajkot. (Rajkot is from his state). Also talks about
how he visited SAC, Ahmedabad often. (The Methane sensor for Mars and
the MCC was made there).