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NASA’s robot to search for water on moon

NASA will send a golf cart-sized robot to the moon in 2022 to search for deposits of water below the surface. This is an effort to evaluate if there’s water on the moon and if it’s there, it would be helpful to the astronauts going to the moon in 2024.  The VIPER robot will drive […]

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Lord Venky goes to Mars!

Some may say that science has nothing to do with god, but Indians wouldn’t agree to that. We still put vermillion on our new computer and offer coconuts before driving a new car. No surprise that an Indian god’s name going to land on Mars with the help of NASA. The name of Lord Venkateswara […]

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Meet: Nasa’s Orbiter in search of Vikram lander

On Tuesday, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter flew over the Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram’s landing site on the Moon. It took photos of spacecraft that has been silent since its attempt to land on the lunar surface a few days ago. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is operated by the United States space agency National Aeronautics and Space […]

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Name this NASA rover

NASA has invited students to name its next rover that is scheduled to land on Mars in February 2021. The US space agency has sponsored ‘Name the Rover’ challenge, winners of which will be announced on February 18. The challenge is open to K-12 students in the US who will need to submit the name […]

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India’s on the Moon!

History has been made… and it’s a great pride for your generation to witness it!  India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 was launched on July 22, at 2.43 pm from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Initially, it was supposed to be launched on July 15, but just 56 minutes before the launch few engineers noticed a glitch […]