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Monday, July 16, 2018

Mangalyaan Updates 2018

Olympus Mons (Mars) | Image Credit : Mangalyaan ISRO
     The above image shows picture of solar system's largest volcano Olympus Mons taken by Indian Space Research Organisation's Mangalyaan (Mars Colour Camera). It was taken on 18th March of 2018 at an altitude of 8,387 km from the surface with spatial resolution is about 436m. This volcano is located in Tharasis region and its height is about 21,000 metres.

   Mangalyaan is a small orbiter designed and developed by Indian scientists. It has been achieving its mission goal since its arrival in 2014. It is one of the active spacecraft around Mars among various Mars orbiters. Latest image of Mangalyaan was upated on 18 March 2018 in ISRO's official website.

Image Credit : ISRO | Mangalyaan

[1] ISRO (18 March 2018) "Mangalyaan Update" Indian Space Research Organisation. Retrieved from on 16-July-2018.


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