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Real Space: India's Mangalyaan Mission

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On Tuesday, India launched a rocket bearing a probe destined for Mars at a fraction of the cost of similar NASA missions. However, India will need to rely on the United States to monitor its satellite as it nears Mars sometime next September. The probe will test for evidence of methane in the Martian atmosphere, a chemical which the rover Curiosity found only in trace amounts.

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