Hope Mars Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

Marsquake

NASA recently announced the detection of the quake on Mars, called marsquake. What is the magnitude of the quake recorded? NASA reported that it recorded a magnitude 5 marsquake. The largest previously detected “marsquake” was in August 2021. Also, this is the largest quake ever observed on another planet. Which equipment detected the present marsquake? ..

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Tianwen-1: Chinese Rover lands on Mars

On May 14, 2021, the Chinese Spacecraft Tianwen 1 landed on Mars successfully. It was launched in July 2020 on a Long March 5 rocket. About the landing Tianwen 1 has been orbiting Mars for three months now. The lander that carried the Zhurong rover touched down the Martian surface successfully. It landed in the ..

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Zhurong: China’s first Mars rover

China has named its first Mars rover as Zhurong after a traditional fire god. The name signifies igniting the flame of Planetary Explorations of China. About Zhurong Zhurong is on board Tianwen-1 Space probe. It arrived at the Mars orbit in February 2021 and is due to land on the planet in May 2021. With ..

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UAE names first Female Astronaut

Noura al Matroushi has been named as the first Female Astronaut of UAE. First Female Astronaut of UAE Noura al-Matroushi was selected as the first female astronaut of UAE from four thousand other applicants. She is to be trained with NASA for future space exploration missions. Noura is to be accompanied by Mohammed al-Mulla. Both ..

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HOPE: UAE’s Mars Mission

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has put a probe called Hope in the orbit around the MARS. By doing so, UAE has become the fifth country to launch the spacecraft into the orbit of MARS after United States, Soviet Union, Europe and India. Highlights The spacecraft had left the Earth seven months ago. It then ..

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