European Space Agency Current Affairs - 2020

BepiColombo Spacecraft crossed Venus.

The BepiColombo Space Craft has crossed the Venus in its journey towards Mercury. The spacecraft was launched jointly by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and European Space Agency to explore planet Mercury. BepiColombo BepiColombo was launched on the Ariane 5 rocket and will arrive Mercury in 2025. This Mission is a part of the Horizon 2000+ Read More…

South Atlantic Anomaly: NASA confirms dent in the Earth’s Magnetic field

The NASA Scientists have discovered a small but an evolving dent in the earth’s magnetic field. The dent has been found over South America and South Atlantic Ocean. It is an unusually weak spot and is called South Atlantic Anomaly. Highlights The Earth’s magnetic field acts as a protective shield to the planet as it Read More…

Dwarf Planet Ceres of Solar System is now an Ocean World

There are five dwarf planets in the solar system. They are Pluto, Eris, Haumea, Makemake and Ceres. The NASA researchers have now discovered that the Ceres has an ocean world. Highlights Ceres is found between Mars and Jupiter. According to the research, Ceres looks to be a remnant ocean world. Also, Ceres has a brine Read More…

Saturn Moon Titan: Drifting faster than before

The moon of Saturn, Titan is drifting away faster than before. This has been identified by the researchers in NASA and also scientists in Italian Space Agency. Highlights According to the data received from the Cassini Spacecraft of NASA, scientists believed that the Titan has been moving away from its host planet Saturn. However, the Read More…

Hubble Space Telescope: NASA’s longest living Space Telescope celebrates 30th anniversary

On April 24, 2020, NASA celebrated its 30 years of launch of Hubble Space Telescope. It is one of the longest living Space Telescopes in the world. About Hubble Space Telescope The Hubble Space Observatory is run in partnership with European Space Agency. The telescope has played a crucial role in the discovery of accelerating Read More…