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NEO-01: China’s robot prototype to catch space debris

A Space Mining Startup of China recently launched NEO-01. It is a robotic platform launched into the low earth orbit. It will conduct experiments on space debris removal technique. About NEO-01 The NEO-01 robot was launched on Long March 6 rocket. It was launched to observe the small celestial bodies in deep space. The robot ..

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Japan Solution for Space Debris

In order to solve the problem of space debris, Japanese researches are to launch wooden satellites by 2023. What are wooden satellites? These satellites are made of wood. They will burn up without releasing harmful substances into the atmosphere when they plunge back to the earth. With this the satellite will not leave out any ..

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India-Austria Cooperation in Road Infrastructure sector

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between India and Austria on Technology Cooperation in Road Infrastructure Sector in New Delhi. The MoU seeks to create a framework for the countries’ mutual cooperation in the field of Road Transportation, Road/Highways infrastructure development, management and administration, road safety and intelligent transport systems. This is to enhance trade ..

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ISRO SSA Control Centre-NETRA

Indian Space Research Organisation has recently set up a dedicated control centre for Space Situational Awareness (SSA) activities in the country, called NETRA. NETRA is Network for space object Tracking and Analysis (NETRA). The project aims to monitor, track and protect space assets of India. Very few countries such as Russia, US have their own ..

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China successfully launches 13 satellites in a single rocket

On November 6, 2020, China launched 13 satellites in a single rocket successfully. Of these 13 satellites, 10 were from Argentina. This is the biggest launch of foreign satellites by the country. Key Highlights The satellites were launched on the Long March 6 carrier rocket. This was the 351st satellite launch of the Long March ..

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