NASA Current Affairs, GK & News

DRACO: Nuclear Fission powered Spacecraft of NASA

DARPA of the USA is working on nuclear fission-powered spacecraft along with NASA called the DRACO. DARPA is Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency. And DARPA is the research and development wing of the US military. Just like the DRDO of India. DARPA is to launch the DRACO Spacecraft. DRACO stands for Demonstration Rocket for Agile ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Israeli Astro Physics Mission: ULTRASAT

NASA and Israel will soon sign an agreement on a space mission. Under the agreement, the United States will help Israel in its upcoming Astrophysics Mission called ULTRASAT. The mission is currently being developed by Israel Space Agency and Germany. ULTRASAT will operate in Geo Stationary orbit. It is to carry a UV telescope. The ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Sustainable Flight Demonstrator Project

NASA and Boeing will partner in the development and flight test of a full-scale Transonic Truss-Braced Wing demonstrator aircraft under SFD project. The partnership aims to revolutionize the commercial aviation industry through a much more fuel-efficient design of narrowbody airliners How  SFD Project will work? The project aims to engage with industry, academia, and other ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

2022 : World’s Fifth-Warmest on Record

The world’s average global temperature is now 1.1C to 1.2C higher than in pre-industrial times, according to U.S. scientists. Last year was the joint fifth-warmest on record, and the last nine years were the nine warmest since pre-industrial times. This puts the 2015 Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global warming to 1.5C in serious jeopardy. ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

NASA spots Earth-sized, rocky Planet

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission has discovered a second Earth-sized, rocky planet within the habitable zone of its star – the range of distances where liquid water could occur on a planet’s surface. The planet, named TOI 700 e, is one of only a few systems with multiple, small, habitable-zone planets that we ..

Category: 

Topics: 

Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT): NASA International Mission to Survey Earth’s Water

NASA has launched the newest Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) spacecraft to track nearly all the water on the surface of the Earth. It was launched atop a SpaceX rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at California’s Vandenberg Space Force Base. It will remain operational for 3 years. What is SWOT mission? The Surface ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: