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India-Bhutan MoU in use of outer space

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bhutan for peaceful use of outer space. The MoU was signed between the countries on November 19, 2020. What is India-Bhutan MoU in use of Outer Space? The agreement allows the countries to pursue cooperation in areas such as space science, navigation, ..

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World Space Week, 2020: Key Facts

The World Space Week is celebrated between October 4, 2020 and October 10, 2020. The week is being celebrated under United Nations resolution that was passed in 1999. Highlights The week celebrates contributions of space science and technology. This year the week is being celebrated under the theme Theme: Satellites Improve Life In 2021, the ..

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“Feathered Spiral Galaxy” discovered by NASA Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope of NASA recently identified a feathered spiral galaxy. The galaxy is located 67 million light years away. About the Galaxy The Galaxy has a spiral pattern and feathery nature. The galaxy has been classified as flocculent or fluffy looking. The spiral arms in the galaxy indicate that it hasn’t formed any ..

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Super Earth Discovered

The Astronomers at the University of Gottingen detected a system of super earth planets. The planets are orbiting a near by star Gliese 887. It is the brightest red dwarf star in the sky. About the discovery The Super earth discovered is close to the habitable zone of the red dwarf. Based on its proximity ..

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19 Interstellar Asteroids discovered between Jupiter and Neptune

The Brazilian Astronomers have discovered 19 new asteroids between the Jupiter and the Neptune. The astronomers believe that they joined the solar system 4.5 billion years ago. Highlights As the universe began to expand, the sun was born and the gravity of the growing sun sucked these asteroids into the solar system. These asteroids once ..

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