Given the fact that the first close- up pictures of the Mars were obtained way back in 1965 and a number of missions have been sent to this planet since then, the Mars Orbiter Mission ( MOM) of ISRO may sound just a moderate effort.
What does MOM stand for?
MOM stands for Mars Orbiter Mission (Indian Space Research Organization)
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We have 211 other meanings of MOM in our Acronym Attic
- Man On the Move
- Man-Overboard Module (navigation/GPS)
- Managed Object Manager
- Management Object Model
- Management, Operations and Maintenance (various organizations)
- Manager Of Managers
- Manufacturing Operations Manager
- Many On Many
- Marine Operations Manual (International IMO Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit)
- Mars Observer Mission
Samples in periodicals archive:
ISRO is likely to launch the Mars Orbiter Mission (or MOM) between October and November, in a bid to find out signs of life as well as clues on why Mars lacks atmosphere.
Work on the Mars Orbiter Mission, announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his Independence Day address last year, is going on full steam and equipment of the five experiments planned during the mission are expected to be delivered to Isro in March.
More importantly, the Mars Orbiter Mission that had been announced on August 15 by the honourable Prime Minister, that is going to be another major milestone in that direction.
According to Deviprasad Karnik, Director, Indian Space Research Organisation, the Mars Orbiter Mission will be activated early next year.