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First Mars Mission Launched by China

China has successfully launched its first-ever Mars probe on July 23 with the objective of complete orbiting, landing and roving in a single mission so that it can take an ambitious step towards the planetary exploration of the solar system. Details of the Mission A Long March 5 rocket, the largest and most powerful launch ..

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NASA Mission to make it Possible to Hear Sound from Mars

The Perseverance Rover from NASA is going to fulfil a long-pending wish of mankind to hear sounds from the red planet, Mars. Eight missions so far have returned from the planet with pictures and images but not a single mission has been able to capture the sound from Mars. The Perseverance Rover is going to ..

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Cabinet approves a new In-Space Centre

On June 24, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved space sector reforms that will boost the private participation. IN-SPACe Centre Indian Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre has been newly created. The centre will provide level playing field for the private companies to use Indian Space infrastructure. Also, the Centre will guide the ..

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Tianwen-1

China recently named its first Mars exploration mission on its Space Day- as Tianwen-1. The mission is to be launched later this year. About the Mission Tianwen-1 is the first Mars exploration mission of China and it is to be launched later in 2020. The name ‘Tianwen’ means ‘questions to the heaven’- taken from a ..

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NASA announces SUNRISE Mission

On March 30, 2020, NASA announced Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment (SUNRISE) mission. The mission is to study about how sun creates Giant Solar Particle Storms. Highlights Studying the solar storms, the mission aims to understand the working of the solar system. The study will also aid future astronauts travelling to Mars and protect them ..

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