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PSLV Orbital Experimental Module-3 (POEM-3)

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has achieved another milestone with the successful re-entry of the PSLV Orbital Experimental Module-3 (POEM-3) into the Earth’s atmosphere, leaving no debris in orbit. The PSLV-C58/XPoSat mission, which took place on January 1, 2024, ..

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New Digital Markets Act (DMA) Law

The European Union (EU) announced the launch of investigations into Apple, Alphabet, and Meta, marking the first probe under the new Digital Markets Act (DMA) tech legislation. The investigations aim to determine whether these tech giants have violated the DMA, ..

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‘Station Shiv Shakti’: Chandrayaan-3’s Landing Site

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) approved the name ‘Station Shiv Shakti’ for the landing site of Chandrayaan-3’s Vikram lander on the Moon. This decision follows Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement on August 26, 2023, where he declared that the landing ..

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Tata Cummins Inaugurates Hydrogen ICE Manufacturing Facility

Tata Cummins Private Limited (TCPL), a joint venture between Tata Motors Limited and Cummins Inc. USA, has inaugurated a new factory in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, to produce hydrogen-based internal combustion engines (ICEs) for medium and heavy commercial vehicles. Facility Details The ..

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Pushpak: ISRO’s Reusable Launch Vehicle

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted its third mission involving the Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) named “Pushpak” on March 22, 2024. The launch took place at approximately 7 a.m. from the Chalakere Runway in Karnataka’s Aeronautical Test Range ..

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China’s Lunar Exploration Programme

China’s lunar exploration programme is a series of ongoing robotic Moon missions by the China National Space Administration (CNSA). The programme incorporates lunar orbiters, landers, rovers and sample return spacecraft, launched using Long March rockets. It aims to study the ..

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