K. Radhakrishnan, head of the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) addresses the media after the launch of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C25), carrying the Mars orbiter, ... more 
K. Radhakrishnan, head of the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) addresses the media after the launch of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C25), carrying the Mars orbiter, at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, about 100 km (62 miles) north of the southern Indian city of Chennai November 5, 2013. India launched its first rocket to Mars on Tuesday, aiming to reach the red planet at a much lower cost than successful missions by other nations, positioning the emerging Asian giant as a budget player in the latest global space race. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) less 
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Tue, Nov 5, 2013 10:46 AM EST