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China’s Chang’e-5 return from Moon successfully touched down on Earth

In its maiden attempt to retrieve materials from an extra-terrestrial body Zhang Kejian, head of the CNSA, declared the Chang’e-5 China mission a success.   China’s Chang’e-5 probe successfully touched down on Earth in the early hours of Thursday, bringing home the first samples of the moon in over 40 years.   The spacecraft landed Read More…

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400 Kms range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos tested from Andaman

India on Tuesday “successfully” test fired the surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile BrahMos   “The land-attack version of the missile was test-fired in the Andaman and Nicobar at around 10 am and it was a successful trial”, an official source said.   BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russian joint venture, produces the lethal weapon that can be launched Read More…

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SpaceX Dragon with 4 astronauts cruising to the International Space Station

Four astronauts are cruising to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX capsule in the company’s first regular Nasa mission to the International Space Station.   In the Crew-1 mission, this will be the second trip to the space station by Commander Michael Hopkins, 51, an Air Force colonel and test pilot, seven years after Read More…

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ISRO Successfully launched PSLV-C49 from Sriharikota

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Saturday successfully launched PSLV-C49 carrying India’s latest earth observation satellite EOS-01 and nine customer satellites from the spaceport in Sriharikota.   The rocket injected all the ten satellites into their intended orbit.   The rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49/EOS-01) blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre Read More…

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Supersonic cruise missile Brahmos hit the target with Pin Point accuracy : DRDO

“Brahmos, the supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired today on 18th October 2020 from Indian Navy’s indigenously-built stealth destroyer INS Chennai, hitting a target in the Arabian Sea,” the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said in a statement.   The missile hit the target successfully with pin-point accuracy after performing high-level and extremely Read More…

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SpaceX launched US astronauts to International Space Station (ISS)

[splco_heading size=”17″ align=”left” margin=”30″]The launch of a mission that would have taken two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) was called-off due to poor weather conditions on May 28 .[/splco_heading]   However then US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken started their journey towards the ISS from the Kennedy Space Center at 3:22 Read More…