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Photo by: Arun Sankar K.
Central Industrial Security Force personnel walk near the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV–C25) at the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota, in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. India is aiming to join the world's deep-space pioneers with a journey to Mars that it hopes will showcase the nation's technological ability to explore the solar system while seeking solutions for everyday problems on Earth. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.)

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