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NASA SHIELDS Mission: To Study Interstellar Space

NASA recently launched the SHIELDS Mission from the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The Mission is to study light from interstellar particles in the heliosphere. What is SHIELDS? SHIELDS is Spatial Heterodyne Interferometric Emission Line Dynamics Spectrometer. It will fly to a height of 300 kilo metres. At this height SHIELDS can see light ..

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Cosmic Rose of NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently shared an image of “Cosmic Rose”. Cosmic Rose Cosmic Rose is an image captured by Hubble Space Telescope of NASA. The image featured interacting galaxies Arp 273. Arp 273 It lies in the Andromeda constellation. It is 300 million light years away from the earth. It is ..

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Russia to launch its own Space Station

The agreement between Roscosmos and its international partners is to run out in 2024. With this, Russia has planned to pull out of the International Space Station and launch its own space station in 2025. Highlights According to Russia, the structure of the International Space Station is ageing. With the station becoming older, it can ..

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What is Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) alert?

The Global Forest Watch recently reported that India recorded 82,170 forest fire alerts between April 1, 2021 and April 14, 2021. This is nearly double the number reported during the same period in 2020. The alert was based on the data from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS). What is VIIRS? VIIRS is a ..

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NASA Ingenuity Helicopter makes historic flight

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has successfully become the first aircraft in history to fly in another planet. Ingenuity Helicopter The helicopter was carried by the Perseverance Mars rover. Perseverance rover is a part of the Mars 2020 mission. The Mars 2020 was launched on Atlas V launch vehicle. The success message of the flight of ..

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