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ISRO-IIST join hands for Futuristic Projects

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has joined hands with Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology (IIST) for futuristic research orbit. Highlights Partnership between ISRO and IIST is similar to partnership between Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and US Space Agency NASA for futuristic research orbit. JPL is funded by NASA while managed by California Institute ..

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Who was Udupi Ramachandra Rao?

The tech giant Google is celebrating the 89th birthday of renowned Indian professor and scientist Udupi Ramachandra Rao on March 10, 2021 through its “Google Doodle”. The doodle features a sketch of Professor Rao and having a background of Earth and shooting stars to mark his contributions in the space arena. Who was Udupi Ramachandra ..

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Nasa releases first audio from Mars

The United States space agency, NASA, released the first audio from Mars on February 22, 2021. It was a faint crackling recording of the wind that was captured by Perseverance rover. Highlights NASA has also released the first video of landing of the rover. The rover is on a mission to search if there is ..

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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Landed on Mars

The science rover Perseverance of NASA landed on the Red Planet (MARS) on February 18, 2021. This rover is the most advanced astrobiology laboratory that has been ever sent another planet. It will firstly search the traces of ancient microbial life on the Planet. Highlights The rover sailed through space for nearly seven months. It ..

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World’s Largest Radio Telescope- Square Kilometre Array

The Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) Council recently held its meeting. During the meeting, the council has approved the setting up of the world’s largest radio telescope. About SKAO The Square Kilometre Array Observatory is a new intergovernmental organisation. It is dedicated to the radio astronomy. It is headquartered in the United Kingdom. Currently, the ..

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SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon craft departed from the International Space Station

The SpaceX cargo craft departed from the International Space Station after its successful mission to deliver scientific equipment and other supplies. The SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon successfully delivered more than 2,500 kilograms (5,600 pounds) of cargo to the space station and orbited Earth for five weeks. The SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon craft is expected to splash down just west of ..

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