Moon Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

Moon Mission  Current Affairs, GK & News

High Court seeks EIA on Lonar lake colour change

The Bombay High court recently sought report on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of Lonar lake from the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) and GSI (Geographical Survey of India). Highlights The expert team from Geographical Survey of India and NEERI are to examine the findings of glass formation on the surface of the lake. Lonar ..

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ISRO preparing 500 low cost satellite launch vehicles in 5 years

The Indian Space Research Organization is preparing itself to launch vehicles of cost Rs 30-35 crores. These vehicles are capable of carrying satellites weighing 500 kg Highlights According to ISRO, it has equipped itself to manufacture these satellite vehicles in around three weeks. ISRO has allocated 1,600 million USD to manufacture these satellite vehicles. Of ..

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Chandrayaan 3: India’s 2nd attempt to land on Moon by November 2020

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced their intention to send a second mission to soft-land on the Moon planned for November 2020 dubbed as Chandrayaan 3 mission. The Indian Space Agency’s first and recent attempt went awry on 7 September 2019 and resulted in a partial failure of Chandrayaan 2 mission after communication was ..

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Chandrayaan 2: Argon 40 found in Lunar Exosphere

The Chandrayaan 2 detected Argon 40 in the lunar Exosphere. Argon 40 is one of the isotopes of Argon, a noble gas. The ISRO has given the detailed process by which Argon 40 reaches the Lunar exosphere Argon is an important constituent of lunar exosphere. It originates from the radioactive disintegration of Potassium-40 beneath the ..

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NASA unveils schedule for ‘Artemis’ 2024 Mission

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of United States (US) has unveiled the calendar for its forthcoming “Artemis” program. Key Highlights Artemis Program: The mission will return astronauts to Moon for first time in past 50 years, including eight scheduled launches and a mini-station in lunar orbit by 2024. The schedule for Artemis Programme ..

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