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SpaceX rocket carries squids, microorganisms to ISS

SpaceX rocket lift-off rocket to International Space Station carrying supplies for scientific experiments along with surprising passengers like squids and microorganisms called tardigrades. Key points Dragon capsule was launched with Falcon 9 rocket. Capsule is carrying young specimens of species Euprymna scolopes called as bobtail squid. Species were sent to study the effect of zero ..

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FEDOR: Russia launches its 1st humanoid robot in space

Russia launched life-size humanoid robot called Fedor to International Space Station (ISS). It is the first ever life-size humanoid robot sent into space by Russia. It was launched onboard of unmanned Soyuz MS-14 rocket from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. About Fedor Fedor stands for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research. It is also known as Skybot ..

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Russia sends robot “Fedor” to space

The Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos had launched an unmanned rocket into space which was carrying a humanoid robot. What has happened? Russia launched its unmanned rocket carrying the Soyuz module from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. While the Soyuz is generally used for manned missions, this time the Soyuz was carrying out a special mission ..

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Raavana-1: Sri Lanka’s 1st satellite successfully launched

Sri Lanka’s first ever satellite ‘Raavana-1’, designed and developed by two Sri Lankan engineers, was successfully placed into orbit. It was launched from International Space Station (ISS) along with two other BIRDS 3 satellites from Japan and Nepal. About Raavana-1 Background: The satellite was officially handed over to JAXA (Japanese Aerospace and Exploration Agency) on ..

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SpaceX launches Cargo Mission for NASA to ISS

SpaceX successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft on a cargo mission for NASA to International Space Station (ISS). About Mission This is SpaceX’s fifth launch of year. The launch was rescheduled earlier due to some electrical problem on ISS. It was launched on a ‘Falcon 9’ rocket, from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It is being used ..

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