Mars Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Solar conjunction?

American Space Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently decided to stop sending active commands to its missions on the MARS for next few weeks till the time “Mars solar conjunction” remains in effect. What is Solar Conjunction? As per NASA, during the Mars solar conjunction period, Earth and the MARS will be on ..

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China plans First Manned MARS Mission in 2033

China has planned to send its first crewed mission to MARS in the year 2033. Key points Manned MARS Mission will be launched with regular follow-up flights. Mission will be launched with a long-term plan to build a permanently inhabited base on MARS and extract its resources. This ambitious plan will intensify a race with ..

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Utopia Planitia of Mars

The Chinese Mission to Mars Tianwen 1 recently landed in the Utopia Planitia. It is the place where the Viking 2 lander touched down. Utopia Planitia It is an Impact basin of Mars. Impact Crater is a circular depression in the surface of planets formed due to hypervelocity impact of smaller bodies. It may be ..

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Tianwen-1: Chinese Rover lands on Mars

On May 14, 2021, the Chinese Spacecraft Tianwen 1 landed on Mars successfully. It was launched in July 2020 on a Long March 5 rocket. About the landing Tianwen 1 has been orbiting Mars for three months now. The lander that carried the Zhurong rover touched down the Martian surface successfully. It landed in the ..

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NASA Rover Records Ingenuity Flight in Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently released a new video shot by the Perseverance rover. The six wheeled robot has shot the fourth flight of Ingenuity helicopter successfully. About the video The duration of the video was three minutes. It showed winds blowing across Jezero Crater. The Perseverance landed from the Mars 2020 ..

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