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Forecast of Natural Disasters by ISRO

ISRO is working on systems to forecast the natural disasters that could be used as input by States/ disaster management agencies. ISRO is carrying...

Researches Find Protein To Fight Flu

Current Affairs: An international team of researchers have identified protein molecules that could be blocked to prevent flu viruses from multiplying effectively. They analysed datasets...

Terrier-Improved Malemute Rocket Launched

The Terrier Malemute is a two-stage American sounding rocket typically used for smaller payloads (less than 180 kg ). Both the Terrier first stage and...

First Puppies Born by In Vitro Fertilization

Current Affairs: For the first time, puppies was born by in vitro fertilization. The breakthrough opens the door for conserving endangered canid species, using...

PSLV Places 6 Satellites in Orbit

In its 32nd flight conducted from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR, Sriharikota on December 16, 2015, ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C29 successfully...

China Launches First Cargo Spacecraft

China launched its first cargo spacecraft to space. The Tianzhou-1 cargo resupply spacecraft lifted off on a Long March-7 Y2 rocket from the Wenchang...

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explosion

Explosion took place in SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket  at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. An explosion destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket belonging to Elon...

Three Astronauts Landed Safely on Earth

In Kazakhstan, three astronauts landed safely following a 115-day mission aboard the International Space Station. They included: NASA’s Rubins, Roscosmos’ Anatoly Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi...

Largest Power Hybrid Locomotive Experiment

An oil-electricity hybrid locomotive experiment was started in extreme cold weather in northeast China. Hybrid locomotives are environment friendly, energy-saving and less noisy. The experiment was...

Three Astronauts Reach Earth From ISS

Current Affairs: Three astronauts from the United States, Russia and Japan successfully completed their landing on Earth from the International Space Station. They touched down...

Desalination of Water in India

Desalination of seawater is possible by using Thermal Desalination Technology and/or Membrane Technology like Reverse Osmosis (RO). Thermal and/or Electrical energy from Atomic Power Station...

Juno Sends Images of Jupiter Poles

NASAs Juno spacecraft has sent back the first images of Jupiters north pole and the the auroras rippling across its southern pole. The images were...