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SpaceX to send astronauts to ISS in May

America-based Private space agency owned by Elon Musk, SpaceX will send astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time in May. This was announced by NASA, which also revealed that the first crewed launch from the United States to the ISS platform since 2011 is to be sent through SpaceX. The space company will launch a Falcon 9 rocket to transport NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the ..

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NASA’s Mars 2020 rover named ‘Perseverance’

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that the official name of its Mars 2020 rover will be ‘Perseverance.’ From the nation-wide contest for selecting the rover’s name, the entry of a seventh-grade school student, Alexander Mather was finalised. The rover is a robotic scientist and its mission includes searching for signs of past ..

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NASA’s Mars Rover detects High Levels of Methane

The Curiosity Rover of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), an independent federal agency of United States has found the largest amount of methane ever measured during its mission on Red Planet (Mars). Key Highlights Methane Level: Although Methane has been detected by the Curiosity team many times over the course of NASA’s Mars Exploration ..

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Artemis: NASA s Mission to Moon

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has unveiled an updated budget request seeking more than $1 billion in additional funding to accelerate the return of astronauts to the moon by 2024. Features of the Artemis Mission Artemis stands for Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon’s Interaction with the Sun. Artemis is the twin ..

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Insight Mars lander detects likely Marsquake

National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) InSight lander spacecraft has detected what’s believed to be a “marsquake” on the Red Planet. NASA scientists are still working to confirm the source of the faint trembling. Scientists believe the trembling may not be due to wind or movement of the lander’s robotic arm but from below the ..

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