Gale: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Methane surge spotted in the red planet

Published: April 3, 2019

The European spacecraft, Mars Express orbiter has confirmed the presence of Methane gas in Mars. Methane being released in the red planet was first found by the NASA’s Curiosity Rover.  It measured the presence of Methane on 15 June 2013. It also said that the methane might have originated from the Gale Crater to the ..

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NASA Curiosity rover touches Mars

Published: August 8, 2012

A robot rover “Curiosity” launched by US space agency NASA successfully landed on Mars. The rover landed on Aeolis Palus in Gale Crater on August 6, 2012. What is Curiosity? · It is a robot rover which is currently exploring Mars. · Currently exploring Gale Crater, near the equator of Mars. · It will examine ..

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MSL Mission and Curiosity Rover

Published: January 9, 2012

Recently NASA has launched the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) with the aim to land and operate a rover named Curiosity on the surface of Mars. Curiosity rover is scheduled to land on Mars at Gale Crater on August 6, 2012. Curiosity will attempt a more precise landing than attempted previously and then help assess Mars’s ..

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