Lunar Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

Evidence of Solar-Driven Change traced on moon

A study led by scientists at Northern Arizona University has highlighted clues to help in understanding the active lunar surface. Highlights In the study, tiny iron-nanoparticles were found naturally on the Earth and have been found everywhere on the moon. According to an article published in Geophysical Research Letters, researchers have found that solar radiation ..

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Russia to launch its own Space Station

The agreement between Roscosmos and its international partners is to run out in 2024. With this, Russia has planned to pull out of the International Space Station and launch its own space station in 2025. Highlights According to Russia, the structure of the International Space Station is ageing. With the station becoming older, it can ..

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Artemis Programme: NASA to land first person of colour on the moon

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration programme will land the first person of colour on the moon as a part of its Artemis Programme. In addition, NASA will also land first woman on the moon under the programme. Key Highlights NASA had finalised around 18 astronauts under its Artemis Programme. It included the Indian American ..

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NASA to test the most powerful rocket ever built

NASA is to launch the mot powerful rocket in the world on January 17, 2021. NASA has named it as the “Space Launch System”. What are the Key Features of Space Launch System? The Space Launch System is to carry the first woman and the next man to the moon. It is 98 metres tall. ..

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ISRO decade plan

The Indian Space Research Organization recently released the plan for the decade. The plan included reusable satellite launch vehicle, heavy lift rocket and semi-cryogenic engine. What are the key highlights of the ISRO Decade plan? ISRO is to complete its moon mission Chandrayaan-3, the solar mission Aditya-L1 and first Indian Data Relay Satellite in the ..

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