NASA Current Affairs, GK & News

SpaceX launched ants, avocados, robotic arm to Space station

SpaceX launched shipments of ants, avocados, human-sized robotic arm toward the International Space Station on August 29, 2021. Key Points The delivery of shipments is due to arrive on August 30, 2021. It will be SpaceX’s 23rd mission for NASA in a decade. The Dragon is carrying more than 2,170 kilograms of supplies and experiments ..

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ISRO-NASA joint mission NISAR Satellite to be launched in 2023

The ISRO-NASA Joint Mission NISAR (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar) satellite, which aims to measure changes in the earth’s surface globally using advanced radar images, is scheduled to be launched in early 2023. Highlights Will be launched in early 2023 NISAR is a joint Earth observation mission between ISRO and NASA, used for global observation of ..

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NASA to create computer models to protect delta system

NASA Scientists and scientists form other universities from Boston to California are aiming to create computer models which can be used with satellite data to learn which parts of their dwindling deltas can be shored up and which deltas are past hope. Why this need was felt? Scientists decided to create computer models in the ..

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Ingenuity undertakes 8th flight on the Mars

NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter called Ingenuity undertook its 8th flight on Red Planet. Highlights Most recent flight was made by Ingenuity to Mars  was on June 21, 2021. During the flight, Ingenuity remained aloft for 77.4 seconds. It flew 525 feet and landed about 440 feet away from Perseverance rover. Ingenuity was originally designed to ..

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Boundary Between Solar System and Interstellar Space Mapped

Scientists have created first-ever 3D map of boundary between our solar system and interstellar space called Heliosphere. 3D map was created using data from NASA’s IBEX satellite. Key Points Boundary of heliosphere has been mapped for the first time. It will provide for scientists to understand how solar and interstellar winds interact. Earlier, this boundary ..

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