Space X: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

SpaceX’s Mars test rocket makes first successful flight and upright landing

The Elon Musk-owned company, SpaceX has launched a prototype of its Mars rocketship hundreds of feet into the air and then landed it upright in a successful test flight. This lasted for 45 seconds and reached just 500 feet at the southeastern tip of Texas near Brownsville. This is the first successful flight by the ..

Two NASA Astronauts water-landed on the Earth

Two NASA astronauts made safe water-landing in the Gulf of Mexico and this is the first time such a thing has taken place since 1975 Mission by NASA. This was also the first astronaut trip to orbit by a private company and two astronauts dropped out in orbit. Details of the Landing Suspended under four ..

Amazon plans to invest $10 billion to build satellite infrastructure

The Federal Communications Commission declared that Amazon might build its ambitious satellite internet system that is going to compete with SpaceX’s Starlink network. Amazon has also announced that it is going to invest more than $10 billion for this purpose in the years to come. Highlights The project by the e-commerce giant, named as Kuiper, ..

ANASIS II: South Korea Launches its First Military Satellite

South Korea has successfully launched its first-ever military communications satellite through the private operator, Space X. The launch is aimed at increasing the defence capabilities of the country. The satellite, named as ANASIS II, is going to contribute towards the enhancement of the ability of the country to defend itself against nuclear-armed North Korea, which ..