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Cassini Mission

The Cassini–Huygens mission commonly called Cassini, was collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to send a probe to study the planet Saturn and its system, including its rings and natural satellites. It was launched into space in October1997. Cassini’s mission to explore Saturn ended on Sept. 15, 2017 with a ..

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NASA launches SMAP satellite to observe soil moisture

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite to observe soil moisture. It was launched from the Delta 2 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite SMAP satellite is three-year mission which will measure the amount of moisture in soil. The satellite is ..

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Current Affairs: Science, Technology & Environment: 27.6.09

June 19, 2009 : Current carbon dioxide levels highest in past 2.1 mn yearsJune 21, 2009: Duty cuts sought on cancer, AIDS medicinesJune 23, 2009 NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captures never-before-seen images of SaturnJune 23, 2009 : Ashoka education foundation world’s first international environment OlympiadJune 27, 2009 : Dutch firm launches pain-free cancer treatment in India ..

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