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UAE names first Female Astronaut

Noura al Matroushi has been named as the first Female Astronaut of UAE. First Female Astronaut of UAE Noura al-Matroushi was selected as the first female astronaut of UAE from four thousand other applicants. She is to be trained with NASA for future space exploration missions. Noura is to be accompanied by Mohammed al-Mulla. Both ..

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NASA to test the most powerful rocket ever built

NASA is to launch the mot powerful rocket in the world on January 17, 2021. NASA has named it as the “Space Launch System”. What are the Key Features of Space Launch System? The Space Launch System is to carry the first woman and the next man to the moon. It is 98 metres tall. ..

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SHUKRAYAAN: ISRO to launch Venus Mission in 2025

On September 30, 2020, the French Space Agency CNES announced that it is to participate in ISRO’s Venus Mission, SHUKRAYAAN that is to be launched in 2025. The ISRO chairman and his French Counter held talks to review the areas of cooperation between the countries. Highlights VIRAL is Venus Infrared Atmospheric Gases Linker instrument that ..

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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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Tianwen-1

China recently named its first Mars exploration mission on its Space Day- as Tianwen-1. The mission is to be launched later this year. About the Mission Tianwen-1 is the first Mars exploration mission of China and it is to be launched later in 2020. The name ‘Tianwen’ means ‘questions to the heaven’- taken from a ..

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