ISRO released Mars Orbiter Mission – MENCA data

ISRO released Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) Mars Exospheric Neutral Composition Analyser (MENCA) payload data from 24th Sep 2017 to 23rd Sep 2019 to the public on the occasion of its 7th year of launch (5th November 2020).

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Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the maiden interplanetary mission of ISRO, launched on November 5, 2013 by PSLV-C25 got inserted into Martian orbit on September 24, 2014 in its first attempt.


Initial four years of MOM data is already available at ISRO - ISSDC website.


More than 6800 users have registered and more than 25800 downloads of science data has been carried out so far. MOM has produced more than thirty publications in peer reviewed journals.


Source: ISRO