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Discuss the strategic advantages offered to India by the recently set up Data Reception and Tracking and Telemetry Station in Vietnam.

India has set up a Data Reception and Tracking and Telemetry Station at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. This facility will help ISRO to track satellites launched from India and receive data from them. India also has a satellite ..

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What are the advantages and limitations of Li-FI over Wi-Fi? While throwing light on its functioning, discuss the main challenges in conversion of existing devices into Li-Fi enabled ones.

Li-Fi uses LEDs and ‘visible’ light to transmit data wirelessly as an alternative to short-range radio. It does not require any special LED bulbs but only standard LED bulbs which are used in houses and offices. Though Li-Fi is a ..

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What do you understand by Optogenetics? Discuss its applications in healthcare.

Optogentics uses techniques from optics and genetics to control and measure the activities of particular cells of living tissue, typically neurons.  Scientists are using the technology to make an animal to perform required physical activity by controlling its brain cells. ..

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What is Aditya-L1 mission? Discuss its objectives and importance.

Aditya-L1 is the India’s first dedicated scientific mission, which aims to send a satellite to study the dynamics of sun’s chromosphere. The mission is a joint venture between ISRO and physicists from various institutes including Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru; ..

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How IRNSS is different from other satellite navigation systems around the world? Objectively discuss.

There are several differences between India’s IRNSS and other similar systems. Firstly, IRNSS is a regional navigation system unlike the global GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and the Compass. Secondly, IRNSS is expected to provide better signal even for the civilian usages. ..

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Extraction of mineral resources from celestial bodies is a contentious issue at the international level. Discuss.

Currently, there is an absence of strong international law on outer space explorations. There are two international level agreements viz. Outer Space Treaty (1967) and Moon Agreement (1979). The Outer Space Treaty emphasises that no country can claim exclusive sovereignty ..

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