Mars Orbiter Mission 2

India's second Martian mission

The Mars Orbiter Mission 2, also called as Mangalyaan 2 is India's second interplanetary mission planned for launch to Mars by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). It is planned for launch for 2024 as per some reports. India successfully managed to be the first Asian Nation to reach Mars' orbit and the first nation to reach Mars' orbit on its first attempt when Mangalyaan 1 was launched in 2013 by ISRO. The MOM orbiter is now in its sixth year closing in on completing a seventh. The first mission only took $74 million and India is planning a low budget mission for Mangalyaan 2 as well.