Science and Technology

  • SpaceX Awarded shared NASA contract worth up to $100 million

    Space Exploration Technologies Corp. is part of a payload contract NASA has awarded for as much as $100 million over a decade. Elon Musk’s rocket launch and satellite operator will share the contract for unspecified “commercial payload processing services" with...

    Published On February 4th, 2023
  • India’s First Mission to Study the Sun, Aditya-L1, will be Launched by June-July: ISRO chairman

    Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) handed over to ISRO, the Visible Line Emission Coronagraph (VELC), the primary payload on board Aditya-L1, which is India's first dedicated scientific mission to study the Sun, to be launched by June or July. The...

    Published On January 30th, 2023
  • iNNCOVACC – India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine launched

    India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine The first nasal vaccination produced in India against Covid-19, the iNCOVACC, was introduced by Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh and Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya. Bharat Biotech has created the vaccine. At Mandaviya's...

    Published On January 28th, 2023
  • NASA to Test Nuclear-Powered Rocket by 2027 that will Make Space Travel Faster

    The United States space agency NASA has said the country plans to test a spacecraft engine powered with nuclear fission by 2027, an advancement seen as key to long-haul missions including a manned journey to Mars. NASA will partner with...

    Published On January 25th, 2023
  • Field Museum scientist discovers 17-pound large meteorite in Antarctica

    17-pound large meteorite in Antarctica Maria Valdes and three other scientists came upon a 17-pound meteorite, which is heavier than the majority of bowling balls and pumpkins for Halloween, during an Antarctic mission in late December. Buy Prime Test Series...

    Published On January 24th, 2023
  • SpaceX Launches 51 Starlink satellites from California

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried more than four dozen Starlink satellites into the low-Earth orbit  in a launch from the California coast. The rocket lifted of at 7:43 a.m. California time from Vandenberg Space Force Base, located northwest of Santa Barbara. Fifty-one Starlink...

    Published On January 24th, 2023
  • Norovirus Symptoms and Causes, How does Norovirus spread?

    Norovirus Infection Kerala reported 3 cases of norovirus, a gastro-intestinal zoonotic disease that is spread by intimate contact or contaminated food. Two samples were sent to the State Public Laboratory for examination after symptoms were reported by 62 pupils and...

    Published On January 24th, 2023
  • IIT-incubated firm develops BharOS The Indigenous Operating System

    BharOS An IIT Madras-incubated firm has developed an indigenous mobile operating system called BharOS which is being provided to organisations that have stringent privacy and security requirements and where users handle sensitive information. Such users require access to private cloud...

    Published On January 20th, 2023
  • NASA’s Geotail Mission Operations sign off After 30 Years

    NASA-JAXA Geotail spacecraft After 30 years in orbit mission, NASA-JAXA Geotail spacecraft have signed off, after the failure of the spacecraft’s remaining data recorder. Since its launch on July 24, 1992, Geotail orbited Earth, gathering an immense dataset on the...

    Published On January 19th, 2023
  • Canadian and IISc astronomers detect radio signal in distant galaxy using GMRT

    Detection of a Radio Signal:- Astronomers from McGill University in Canada and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru have used data from the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) in Pune to detect a radio signal originating from atomic...

    Published On January 19th, 2023