05 Mar, 2024
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NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover hits another giant dust storm; It may not be able to communicate for a while

Originally designed for a 90-day mission on the red planet, NASA’s Opportunity rover has completed more than 14 years on Mars after it landed on the surface in January 2004 along with its twin rover Spirit that ceased to function back in 2010 after developing complications. Talking about the Opportunity, it is only of the […]

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Queqiao will execute transition to EML2; Longjiang-1 & 2 microsatellites might be lost

On May 20, the Long March 4C rocket was launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China carrying Queqiao, a relay communication satellite and two microsatellites called DSLWP-A & B, also known as Longjiang-1 and Longjiang-2. All the satellites aboard the Long March 4C rocket were programmed to follow standard trajectory correction maneuver en route […]

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NASA is planning to launch a rover & a helicopter on the Mars in 2020

On May 5, NASA launched its InSight lander which is estimated to land on the Martian surface later this year. The space agency has launched a number of rovers, orbiters, and landers to the red planet with Curiosity being the latest in operation. But, according to the reports that surfaced recently, NASA is ready to […]

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NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover studies Mars’ dark liner dunes

NASA’s Mars curiosity Rover was studying the dark liner sand dunes on Mars surface for over 16 weeks. Finally, with some evidence in hand, the curiosity Rover have sent some extraordinary photos of these Sand dunes to NASa’s headquarters. Let’s see what scientists have to say about this. Initially, NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover was constructed […]

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NASA’s JPL Tenders Motiv Space Systems a $11 Million-Worth Contract to Develop Robotic Arm for Mars 2020

While National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is antagonistically moving ahead to accomplish its ambitious mission of landing a probe on Martian Surface by 2020, a Pasadena-based space firm is busy in developing the most vital part of the mission – the robotic arms of Mars 2020 spacecraft. The Pasadena-based aeronautics solution provider – Motiv […]

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NASA to Pierce into Europa’s Icy Crust for Chasing Submerged Alien Life by 2020

Since early 2016, a research team employed by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) called Science Definition Team (SDT) has been researching on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa, and after over one year, on 7th February 2017, the team presented their first report on the one-year-long experimental effort. The study was aimed at determining the scientific […]

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NASA to Send Submerged Craft to Jupiter’s Frozen Moon ‘EUROPA’ For Hunting Extraterrestrial Life

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is planning to send an unmanned robotic spacecraft to Jupiter’s frozen moon “Europa” for hunting alien life. According to the official report of the US-based space agency NASA, Europa – the ice-covered moon of Jupiter might be looking like completely barren and unreceptive to life formation, in fact, […]

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Kolkata Astronomers to Transmit Four-Kg Freight atop Lunar Rover of Team Indus in December 2017

India has been making deep inroads into the space programming mission because of the dedicated effort of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).However, apart from ISRO, a number of private startups are also contributing to this success and growth of India and now a Kolkata-based organization is going to be enlisted in this contribution catalog. For […]

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India’s Team Indus Ties Up with Japan’s Hakuto for Next Lunar Mission

A Bengaluru-based space startup company – TeamIndus – the only Indian team to represent the country in the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition, on Wednesday publicized the report of its partnership with a Japanese space company for the upcoming Lunar mission. In the announcement of the commercial agreement, Team Indus mentioned about its collaboration with Hakuto, […]