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NASA’s ‘Ingenuity’ takes first powered flight on Mars

9 hrs ago
‘Ingenuity’ hovered in the air up to an altitude of 10 feet on Mars for around 39.1 seconds.

NASA SpaceX ready to launch crew-2 mission to ISS, what is the significance of the mission?

12 hrs ago
NASA and SpaceX are working on the crew-3 mission that is expected to be launch ready by October 23, 2021.

Coronavirus India Live Updates: COVAXIN production to be ramped up to 100 million doses per month by September

3 days ago
Coronavirus Live Updates India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a review meeting to assess the availability of Medical Oxygen Supply at hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country. With reports of COVID-19 hospitals running out oxygen supply, PM Modi today directed officials fr

India, France ink space agreement for Gaganyaan mission, all you need to know about the mission

3 days ago
With the success of the Gaganyaan mission, India will become the fourth country to successfully send humans to space.

Ghaziabad lists India’s first green municipal bonds on BSE, what are green municipal bonds?

Apr 14, 2021
Ghaziabad becomes the first city in India to successfully issue ‘green municipal bonds’ on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

Indian researchers discover a rare and farthest gamma-ray emitting galaxy

Apr 13, 2021
The researchers confirmed that the newly found farthest gamma-ray emitting NLS1 galaxy was formed when the Universe was only about 4.7 billion years old.

UAE names its first female astronaut, Noura al-Matroushi

Apr 12, 2021
In a promotional video by the UAE government, al-Matroushi, born in 1993, has been described as an engineer at the Abu-Dhabi-based National Petroleum Construction Co.

How fast the Universe is expanding? Dark sirens could tell that exactly, says cosmologists

Apr 12, 2021
Hubble constant helps in determining the expansion rate of the Universe but there have been conflicting results over the years. How will dark sirens solve the cosmological crisis? Read on.

Astronomers spot 12 new quasars that can tell rate of expansion of universe, what are quasars? Explained

Apr 9, 2021
Quasars as gold mines to all sorts of questions relating to dark matter, quasars ‘central engines’, and other mysteries of the universe.

Current Affairs Highlights: 2nd Phase of Polling in WB, Assam, Immunization Drive for 45 and Above Begins, Get Latest & Daily Current Affairs Updates Here

Apr 1, 2021
Current Affairs Live Blog: Today i.e. on 1st April, the 2nd Phase of Polling will commence for the on-going assembly elections and also the COVID-19 immunization drive will be opened to people of 45 years and above. To help UPSC, Banking, SSC and other government exam aspirants a

NASA's Curiosity Rover shares rare glimpse of Earth-like Clouds on Mars

Mar 25, 2021
NASA's Curiosity rover has shared stunning video footage of Earth-like clouds passing over Mars. The video triggered speculations that the clouds are the same as the ones we see on Earth. Know more about it here.

India and France working on third joint space mission: ISRO Chief

Mar 22, 2021
ISRO and the Space Agency of France CNES have undertaken two joint missions. One was ‘Megha Tropiques’ which was launched in the year 2011 and another one was ‘Saral-Altika’ launched in 2013.

Russia, China sign MoU on lunar research station

Mar 11, 2021
The International lunar science station will be a complex of research and experimental facilities which will be created on the surface or in orbit of the moon.

France conducts first military exercises in space

Mar 10, 2021
Military exercises in space will test France's ability to defend its satellites as well as other defence equipment from attack amid the growing competition between the world powers in Earth’s orbit.

ISRO-NASA develops radar for joint earth observation satellite mission

Mar 9, 2021
NASA-ISRO SAR (NISAR) is a joint collaboration between both the space agencies for a dual-frequency L and S-band SAR for earth observation. 

ISRO launches Brazil’s Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites

Feb 28, 2021
ISRO launched PSLV C51 carrying Amazonia-1 satellite of Brazil and 18 other satellites of USA and India from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Launch of Chandrayaan-3 delayed further to 2022 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Feb 22, 2021
COVID-19 pandemic has affected several projects of ISRO including Gaganyaan, the first manned mission of India, and Chandrayaan-3, which was earlier scheduled to be launched in 2020.

Turkey announces space program including 2023 moon mission

Feb 11, 2021
An ambitious 10-year space program of Turkey includes missions to the moon, developing internationally viable satellite systems, and sending Turkish astronauts into space.

Russia to launch around 40 satellites from 18 countries in March 2021

Feb 8, 2021
Around 40 satellites from over a dozen different countries all over the world will be launched using the Soyuz-2 carrier rocket.

SpaceX to launch first all-civilian astronaut mission to orbit in late 2021

Feb 2, 2021
The mission known as Inspiration4 aims at raising the support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. It will be commanded by Jared Issacman, the CEO and founder of Shift4 Payments. 

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