You want to know how ISRO reached Mars in 2014 in the first try? watch the movie Mission Mangal.
In this movie ISRO scientists try to send a satellite to Mars but they will have to wait for many years for that. So by conserving fuel they send a moon satellite to Mars.
The characters of the movie are the project head, Tara, Tara’s children, Tara’s husband, junior space scientists and NASA’S project head.
The main character is Tara who is very clever, intelligent and believes in god (which is surprising as most scientists don’t believe in god because they think there is no power beyond science. )
My favourite scene was when Mangalyan 1 was being launched because it felt as if I am seeing the scene in real life.
I would surely recommend this to others.