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NASA is all set to launch its car-sized rover named Perseverance and a robotic helicopter named Ingenuity to the Red Planet, Mars, on July 30, in order to find out the answer for the most intriguing question – Did human life ever existed in Mars? It will search for signs of past microbial life and ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
To explore the moon’s mysterious South Pole, NASA is sending a new VIPER (Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover) Lunar Rover to map water ice in the region. The VIPER will land in September 2022 in search of water on the lunar surface. The mobile robot will spend 100 days collecting data and sampling the water ..
After the Vikram lander of the Chandrayaan-2 mission lost its communication link with the ground station, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had started its efforts to restore the link. This has not been successful so far. About Chandrayaan-2 Mission Chandrayaan-2 Mission was India’s first moon lander and rover mission. ISRO attempted to soft-land the ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-2 • Exploration of the Moon • In India • In spaceflight • Indian Space Research Organisation • Lander • Lunar rovers • Outer space • Rover • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
In a major success for the Indian Space Research Organization, the lander Vikram successfully detached itself the orbital module of the Chandrayaan -2 spacecraft. The lander will now make a four day journey to moon’s surface. About Vikram The lander component of the Chandrayaan-2 is known as Vikram. Named in honor of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-2 • Indian Space Research Organisation • Lander • Lunar rovers • Outer space • Pragyan • Rover • Sarabhai • Science and technology in India • Spaceflight • Vikram Sarabhai
On the surface of Mars are NASA’s Curiosity rover and InSight lander. Above Mars are several orbiters, Antennas on Earth and those on active spacecraft on or around Mars regularly exchange data. This regular exchange of data will pause between August 28 and September 7 because of a phenomenon called Mars solar conjunction. Why it ..
Topics: Discovery and exploration of the Solar System • Exploration of Mars • Geography of Mars • InSight • Mars • Mars Express • Mars program • Mars rovers • NASA • Rover • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Sun