Satellite Current Affairs, GK & News

China launches classified Yaogan satellites into orbit

China recently launched Changsei 2C rocket from the Xichang satellite launch centre. It is a Yaogan satellite. This satellite has joined the previous seven groups in orbit that were launched after 2017. The satellite is to be used for electromagnetic environmental surveys and other related technical tests. About the launch China launched three Yaogan-30 satellites ..

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Odyssey Completes 20 years: NASA releases Electric Blue Dune Images

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US recently released the image of Mars to mark the 20th anniversary of Odyssey. The image depicted Dunes in Mars. About the images The set of images released were clicked on the Mars at 172.1 degrees east longitude and 80.3 degrees north latitude. The planet looked ..

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What is SpaceX-NASA’s upcoming CREW1 mission?

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft will lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 14, 2020. The spacecraft will carry a crew of four people to the International Space Station (ISS) for a 6-month-long mission. Just before the mission, NASA has also provided its first spacecraft certification by certifying SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule ..

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NATO to set up new Space Centre in Ramstein, Germany

The North Atlantic Treaty organisation is to setup a new Space Centre in Ramstein, Germany. The centre is to serve as a co-ordination Centre for space observation. Highlights The new Centre will gather information about possible threats to satellites. The centre is to be developed into a command centre of defensive measures in near future. ..

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UAE plans Mars Mission

The United States, India and European Space Agency have sent successful missions to Mars. China is now preparing to launch its first Mars rover in July. Now United Arab Emirates is to join the elite club of sending a probe to Mars. Highlights UAE is the first country in the Arab world to plan a ..

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