Satellites

CarbSar – Britain’s Spy Satellite

British companies Surrey Satellite Technology Limited and Oxford Space Systems are teaming up to launch a low-cost radar satellite next year. Called CarbSar, the satellite is designed to fill the gap in Britain’s spying capacity. Importance of CarbSar The Ukraine ..

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What is H3 Rocket?

The H3 rocket recently experienced an engine failure during liftoff from the JAXA Tanegashima spaceport, prompting JAXA to send a self-destruct signal. JAXA is Japan Space Aerospace Exploration Agency. It was carrying the ALOS-3 satellite (Advanced Land Observation Satellite for ..

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Kuafu-1: China’s first space-based solar telescope

The Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S) – China’s first space-based solar telescope – was launched recently. Key facts The Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S) was launched aboard the Long March-2D carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern ..

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NASA – Eyes on the Solar System Tool : 7 GK & Current Affairs Facts

Recently NASA has updated its 3D visualization ‘Eyes on the Solar System’ tool. This new and improved system now makes interplanetary travel easier and more interactive than before. Important Facts This latest edition of “Eyes on the Solar System” lets ..

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Atlas V Rocket carrying SBRIS Geo-5 Missile Warning Satellite launched for US Space Force

On May 19, 2021, the United Launch Alliance launched the Atlas V Rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The Atlas V rocket carried SBRIS Geo-5 Missile Warning Satellite. SBRIS Geo-5 Missile Warning Satellite The satellite will provide key ..

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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 ..

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