NASA Launches Satellite to Help Astronauts Talk to Earth

NASA launched the latest in a series of satellites aimed at ensuring astronauts at the International Space Station can communicate with Earth. The $408 million Boeing-made Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M) soared into space atop an Atlas V rocket that launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

The satellite will support critical space communication into the mid-2020s. TDRS-M is the last of 13 such satellites that have been launched since 1983.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the full form of NASA.
  • Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. is NASA Acting Administrator.
  • NASA was established in 1958.
Source- The Hindu Business Line

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