Flight: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

What are the features of RCS- UDAN 4.0?

Under the fourth version of the government’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN 4.0, a total of 78 additional routes have been approved by the aviation ministry. It will further boost regional connectivity in remote areas of the country. Features The prime focus of the latest round will be on the North Eastern Region, states with hilly ..

BepiColombo completes its near Earth commissioning phase

The ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA’s (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) BepiColombo mission has successfully completed a series of test. It has completed its near-Earth commissioning phase and is now ready for the operations that will take place during the cruise and, eventually, for its scientific investigations at Mercury. It is a joint mission of ..

Israel space craft crashed while trying to land on moon

An Israeli spacecraft that was funded privately crashed in to the moon minutes before touching its surface. The space lost its communication with the earth controlling station minutes before the crashing. The engine of the spacecraft turned OFF before landing. Scientists are still trying to find the reasons behind the crashing. The mission as called ..

Indra Mani Pandey led Indian delegation at first-ever India-Japan Space Dialogue in New Delhi

On 8th March 2019 , the first-ever India-Japan Space Dialogue was held in New Delhi that brought together outer space related ministries and agencies in two countries. The dialogue provided an opportunity to exchange information on the space policy of each country and to hold discussions on space security, bilateral cooperation between JAXA-ISRO. The space ..