Liquid Oxygen Current Affairs, GK & News

PROJECT O2 for INDIA

Office of Principal Scientific Adviser to Government has initiated ”Project O2 for India” with the aim of ensuring supply of critical raw materials like zeolites, Manufacturing of compressors and setting up of small oxygen plants. Background This project was initiated in aftermath of second wave of COVID-19 which witnessed an increase in demand for medical ..

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Atlas V Rocket carrying SBRIS Geo-5 Missile Warning Satellite launched for US Space Force

On May 19, 2021, the United Launch Alliance launched the Atlas V Rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The Atlas V rocket carried SBRIS Geo-5 Missile Warning Satellite. SBRIS Geo-5 Missile Warning Satellite The satellite will provide key capabilities in missile warning, battle space, missile defence. It weighs 4,850 kilograms. As of 2018, ..

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INS Kolkata reaches Kuwait to bring liquid medical oxygen (LMO)

As a part of Operation Samudra Setu II, INS Kolkata has reached Kuwait to collect Liquid Medical Oxygen from the country. Earlier it embarked 43 oxygen concentrators and two hundred bottles of oxygen from Qatar. INS Kolkata It is a stealth guided missile destroyer. In 2015, BrahMos missile and Barak 8 missiles were test fired ..

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NPPA caps prices of oxygen cylinders

On September 26, 2020, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority capped the prices of oxygen cylinders and medical oxygen cylinders. Background The demand of medical oxygen in India has increased by four times due to COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, demand for medical oxygen in the country has increased from 750 metric tonnes per day to 2,800 metric ..

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What is the meaning of Cryogenic Engine?

Cryogenics refers to the study of the production and effects on the behaviour of materials at highly low temperatures i.e. below – 150-degree centigrade. It is technically a complex system as the propellants are used at very low temperatures. Each kilogram of cryogenic propellant gives more force than other solid or liquid propellants used in ..

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