Outer space: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

China launches its first sea-based space rocket from Yellow Sea

China has successfully launched a space rocket from sea for the first time and became the third nation to successfully demonstrate the ability to launch satellites into orbit from a floating platform after Russia and ..

ISRO signs pact with IAF for astronaut training

The Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have recently signed a MoU for getting Indian astronauts trained for ISRO’s Gaganyaan mission. The development formally involves IAF’s Bengaluru-based medical arm, the ..

NASA unveils schedule for ‘Artemis’ 2024 Moon mission

NASA has recently unveiled the calendar for the “Artemis” program that will return astronauts to the Moon for the first time in half a century. It will also include 8 scheduled launches and a mini-station ..

No First Placement of Weapons in Outer Space: Joint Statement

Pakistan and Russia signed a joint statement on “No First Placement of Weapons in Outer Space”. The joint statement was signed in the sidelines of the Council of Foreign Ministers’ meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation ..

Japan ‘s privately developed rocket ‘Momo-3’ reached outer space

A Japanese aerospace startup Interstellar Technology Inc. has become the first private firm in Japan to launch a rocket into space. It has successfully launched a small rocket ‘Momo-3’ from its test site in Hokkaido, ..