NASA Current Affairs - 2020

Indian Astronomers discover the farthest star galaxy

India’s first multi-wavelength satellite “Astrosat” detected extreme Ultra Violet light from a galaxy located 9.3 billion light years away from the earth. The galaxy is called AUDFs01. Significance India was able to achieve the discovery as the background noise in the UVIT detector of the satellite is very less. It is lesser than that of Read More…

India’s ASTROSAT makes rare Discovery

ASTROSAT, the first multi wavelength satellite has detected extreme UV light from galaxy that 9.3 billion light years away from the Earth. Highlights The first multi-wavelength satellite of India has five unique X-ray and UV telescopes. They detect extreme UV light from galaxies that are billion light years away from the earth. It is an Read More…

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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…

NASA Astronauts returns back safely

Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley two US astronauts who were sent to the International Space Station two months ago return to the planet Earth safely following a 21-hour overnight journey. The astronaut were sent by NASA in collaboration with Elon Musk’s company Space-X.  The Crew Dragon designed and operated by Space-X which is also being Read More…