Kalpana Chawla: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
NASA launches SS Kalpana Chawla Cargo Spacecraft
Published: October 3, 2020
On October 2, 2020, NASA launched a commercial spacecraft named after Indian Origin deceased NASA Astronaut “Kalpana Chawla”. The spacecraft carried 4 tonnes of cargo including refined radishes for the International Space Station. Highlights The spacecraft was built by a Virginia based company Northrop Grunman. It currently holds space station resupply contract with NASA. It ..
Jasleen Kaur Josan becomes 2nd Indian women and first Sikh women to be selected by NASA for Mars Expedition happening in 2030
Published: August 30, 2017
After Kalpana Chawla, Jasleen Kaur Josan has become the 2nd Indian Women and first Sikh women to be selected by NASA for the Mars Expedition happening in 2030. The Orion Mission will be the first man mission to Mars, which is on track to take place in 2030. The candidates were selected from around the ..