Mission to Mars set for Nov 5th lift off

India’s prestigious mission to Mars will be launched on November 5 at 2:36 pm from Sriharikota.
Called Mars Orbiter Mission, an advance version of the highly-proven, four-stage Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, called the PSLV-XL, will be the rocket used for the Rs 450-crore mission. The decision to launch was taken at the second meeting of Isro’s launch authorization board, which met at Sriharikota on Tuesday. The launch window opens on October 28 and closes on November 19. 

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