Satellites Current Affairs, GK & News

Satellites  Current Affairs, GK & News

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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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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