Category: SPACE

At the end of April, we will know if a private space project will successfully soft land on the moon for the first time. Stay tuned to see if a UAE Space Agency rover will land on the moon in April.

March 25, 2023

Built by the Japanese private company ispace, the Hakuto-r lander launched on December 11 aboard a Falcon-9 rocket and entered lunar orbit on March 21. The Hakuto-r Lander weighs about 1000 Kg and carries the Rasheed Lunar Rover weighing 10 Kg. If the mission is successful, Hakuto-r will be the first private probe to soft…

What is LVM3?

March 22, 2023

Launch Vehicle Mark Three i.e. LVM Three is a renamed form of GSLV.The rocket has a gross lift weight of 640 tonnes and a diameter of 5 meters and a length of 43.5 meters. The first stage is a solid fueled engine, the second stage is liquid fueled and the third is cryogenic. LVM3 is…

How many women have actually been in space?

March 21, 2023

We all have an answer to the question of who was the first woman in space. Valentina Tereshkova. On June 16, 1963, the Vostok 6 spacecraft made that trip. But it took 20 years for a second woman to reach space. The second trip was in 1982, and that too was by Soviet Union cosmonaut…

Gliese 1214 b.

February 27, 2023

It is a planet located 48 light years away from Earth. This planet was discovered on December 16, 2009. There is something special about this planet. The entire planet is ocean. The planet orbits the star Gliese 1214 in the constellation Ophiuchus.

TRAPPIST-1 is a dwarf star orbiting seven planets.

February 19, 2023

It is only 40 light years away from us. They were spotted in 2016 by the Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope (TRAPPIST) at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. This finding was later confirmed by telescopes including NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. All of the TRAPPIST-1 planets are rocky and Earth-like, making it the largest…

Carl Sagan explaining the Drake equation:

February 16, 2023

N = R*•fp•ne•fl•fi•fc•L “In 1961, Carl’s close friend, fellow astronomer Frank Drake, created an equation for calculating the number of intelligent civilizations in the galaxy.” The Drake equation is: N = R*•fp•ne•fl•fi•fc•L where: N = the number of civilizations in our galaxy with which communication might be possible (i.e. which are on our current past…

History Mission: SSLV D2 launched

February 10, 2023

ISRO to launch small satellites at low cost The designed Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV D2) was launched. Three satellites, including Azadi SAT-2, built by female students from different parts of the country, are placed in close-to-Earth orbit. The launch took place at 9.18 am(IST) from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space…

The Murchison meteorite

February 3, 2023

The oldest meteorite that fell on earth is 700 million years old. On September 28, 1969 at 10:58 a.m., a fireball hit AustraliaIt broke into three pieces over the town of Murchison and crashed into the ground over a 13 square meter area. Being able to see the meteorite directly, it was possible to collect…

Location: NASA Office

January 25, 2023

Date: 1969 Half a century ago, MIT played a critical role in the development of the flight software for NASA’s Apollo program, which landed humans on the Moon for the first time in 1969. Job: Lead Developer on Apollo Mission Standing: Margaret Hamilton Nearby books: The program codes they wrote for the vehicle that landed…

Galileo did not invent the telescope!

January 23, 2023

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei Most people are of the opinion that LiScope was invented. However, the telescope was first used for observing the sky. The world of science says that Galileo was not the right person. It is true that Galileo popularized the telescope. . Hans, who was running an eyeglass business in the Netherlands…