NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter takes maiden flight on Mars, completes first-ever powered flight on another planet
Ingenuity is a mini 4-pound (1.8 kg) robotic helicopter flown to Mars with the Perseverance rover.
Currently, Elon Musk's SpaceX, of which Starlink is a venture, has already sent 1000 such satellites to the Earth's orbit. In the future, the company plans to expand the number to a network of 12,000 satellites.
After the completion of her PhD, Swati Mohan had joined NASA again as a Guidance, Navigation and Control Systems Engineer.
#Inspiration4: Space X to launch its first commercial civilian mission to space in 2021. Read details
The civilian crew chosen for the commercial space programme will undergo training in orbital mechanics, stress testing, operating in zero gravity and microgravity.
Huge asteroid as wide as the length of Golden Gate Bridge and three smaller asteroids to fly by Earth in early January
NASA revealed that the asteroid which will fly past Earth on Jan 3 is as wide as the length of the world's longest main suspension bridge
Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari selected for the SpaceX Crew – 3 mission of the NASA, to be the spacecraft commander
Raja Chari will be flying to the International Space Station as part of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission that will be launched next year.
Chandrayan 3 may be lanced in early 2021, says Jitendra Singh. The mission will only have a lander and rover, not orbiter.
ISRO facilities to be opened up for private firms, startups; central govt to bring a new liberal geospatial data policy
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government wants the private sector to be co-traveller in the space sector journey of ISRO
Debris from China’s Long March 5B rocket fall on West Africa, minutes after soaring over New York City: Reports
According to Spaceflight, the re-entry occurred less than 15 minutes after the rocket body soared almost directly over New York City. The rocket’s core stage measured around 100 feet (30 meters) long and 16 feet (5 meters) wide, with a mass of approximately 20 metric tons.
A senior analyst from Maxar Technologies revealed that the excavation work undertaken at the site in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak was clearly different from the burial practices of the past.