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IASGateAdmin | 14, Oct 2019

IONOSPHERIC CONNECTION EXPLORER

Why in News? NASA has launched a satellite to explore the mysterious, dynamic region where air meets space. Ionospheric Connection…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Sep 2019

CHANDRAYAAN-2’S VIKRAM LANDER HAD…

Why in News? S. space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has officially said moon lander Vikram had a…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Sep 2019

LUNAR RECONNAISSANCE ORBITER (LRO)

Why in News? ISRO’S attempts to figure out what happened to Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram will get a boost when NASA’s Lunar…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Sep 2019

WATER FOUND FOR FIRST…

Why in News? Astronomers have for the first-time discovered water in the atmosphere of an exoplanet with Earth-like temperatures that…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Sep 2019

ASTEROID IMPACT DEFLECTION ASSESSMENT…

Why in News? During September 11-13, asteroid researchers and spacecraft engineers from around the world will gather in Rome to…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Aug 2019

NASA’S PARKER SOLAR PROBE

Why in news? NASA’s Parker Solar Probe completed a year in service. Aim of the mission: The mission’s central aim…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 07-08-2019

PATTAMADAI SILK MAT Context: The Geographical Indications Registry has granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag to Pathamadai Silk Mat About:…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Jul 2019

NASA’S PUNCH MISSION

NASA has selected an US based Indian researcher to lead its PUNCH mission which will image the Sun. PUNCH Mission:…

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IASGateAdmin | 30, Jun 2019

DRAGONFLY MISSION

Why in News? The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Dragonfly mission, (which will be launched in 2026 and land…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Jan 2019

NASA’S Probe Discovers a…

Context: NASA’s latest planet-hunting probe has discovered a new world outside our solar system, orbiting a dwarf star 53 light…

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