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The Indian Institute of Geomagnetism researchers have developed a model that will predict electronic density of ionosphere. This is highly important for the communication and navigation on the earth. Highlights The researchers developed an Artificial Neural Networks based Global Ionospheric Model (ANNIM) to predict ionospheric electron density. The model was developed by using data collected ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
European Project linking Black sea, North Sea and Baltic Sea criticized by Environmental Organization
The Danube-Oder-Elbe canal intends to connect the three rivers Danube, Oder and Elbe. This is to provide an alternate route of navigation from Black sea to Baltic and North seas. However, several concerns are being raised by the environmental organizations against the construction of the canal. Highlights According to the activists, the project violates European ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched IRNSS-1I navigation satellite from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The satellite was launched on board of PSLV-C41 (height of 44.4 meters and weight of 321 tonnes) after the normal lift-off and was successfully placed in the designated orbit. It was overall 20th flight of PSLV-XL version and ..
China has successfully launched a 23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite to support its global navigation and positioning network. The satellite was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on board of Long March-3C carrier rocket. It is the 23rd satellite in the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, which is being developed as ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2016
China has successfully launched 22nd new generation satellite into space as part of its domestic BeiDou Navigation System (BDS). It was launched using Long March-3A carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center located in the south-western province of Sichuan. It was the 225th launch of the Long March carrier rocket. About BeiDou Navigation System (BNS) ..