Indian Mars mission overcomes engine problem

The India Mars Orbiter Mission is back on track after a glitch with a firing of the engine on Sunday. A supplementary burn returned the spacecraft to its proper trajectory: PSLV Launch Report | Indian Mars mission weathers first snag Spaceflight Now.

Two more firings of the engine will need to be done to put the vehicle on course for Mars. When it reaches Mars on September 24, 2014, it will  have to fire the engine again to go into orbit.

Official news reports from the Indian space agency are available at Latest updates – ISRO: Mars Orbiter Mission.