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The Indian Mars Orbiter Mission Story | Ritu Karidhal | TEDxHyderabad
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Added Jun 28, 2016
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Mission on Mars....India's biggest victory of 2015, unfolds on stage and we celebrate this victory with Ritu from ISRO. In her powerful talk today, Ritu recounts the success of the Mars Orbiter Mission and what it took to achieve that success. What went behind the scenes when India's Mission on Mars happened? Ritu in her talk tells us about how this mission succeeded despite all odds. She shares with us the feeling of immense pride that the entire country can relate to and admire!

A woman with a vision that sees beyond our universe, Ritu Karidhal is a proud contributor to The Mars Orbiter Mission launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation. Leading the team behind the success of 'Mangalyaan', Ritu has been involved in a lot of revolutionary space operations with ISRO. A proficient alumnus of the Indian Institute of Science, she completed her Masters in Aerospace Engineering with a clear aim of working towards a change. An unassuming appearance coupled with extraordinary thoughts are two qualities that define Ritu.

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