International Space Station (ISS) Current Affairs - 2020

Russia’s Energia plans to take First Tourist on Space Walk in 2023

On 25th June 2020, Russian Company- S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia (also known as RSC Energia) has announced that it will take the first tourist for a spacewalk in 2023. The announcement came after RSC Energia has signed a deal with Space Adventures (space tourism company in the United States). RSC Energia is Read More…

Fifth State of Matter observed by NASA scientists

The NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) scientists in the International Space Station unveiled the first results of Bose-Einstein condensate experiments under which the particles can be manipulated free from Earthly constraints. Bose-Einstein Condensates Bose-Einstein Condensates were predicted by Indian Mathematician Satyendra Nath Bose and Albert Einstein almost a century ago. The BEC is a Read More…

SpaceX: First Private Space Company to send NASA astronauts to space

The SpaceX has become the first private rocket company to send astronauts to space. The company sent Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to space initiating a new business model for NASA. Highlights According to the US Government, the mission will end the reliance of NASA on Russian space rockets. Why is a private Space Company Read More…

Demo-2 mission: NASA to launch Astronauts to space first time in 11 years

On April 18, 2020, NASA announced that it will launch its flight of astronauts on May 27, 2020. This is the first flight of NASA in 9 years. Highlights The mission is to use Falcon-9 rocket. The astronauts are to be sent for an extended stay at the international space station. The mission is to Read More…

NASA’s Artemis: First Human Base Camp on moon’s south pole by 2024

The NASA project Artemis aims at placing first woman and next man on the moon. The project aims to build a base camp on the moon’s south pole. Highlights The Artemis project aims to land humans on the moon by 2024. The project also aims to make a one month or two-month stay on the Read More…