National Aeronautics and Space Administration Current Affairs - 2019

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NASA’s Mars Rover detects High Levels of Methane

The Curiosity Rover of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), an independent federal agency of United States has found the largest amount of methane ever measured during its mission on Red Planet (Mars). Key Highlights Methane Level: Although Methane has been detected by the Curiosity team many times over the course of NASA’s Mars Exploration Read More…

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Insight Mars lander detects likely Marsquake

National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) InSight lander spacecraft has detected what’s believed to be a “marsquake” on the Red Planet. NASA scientists are still working to confirm the source of the faint trembling. Scientists believe the trembling may not be due to wind or movement of the lander’s robotic arm but from below the Read More…

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NASA Spots 1st Molecule of the Universe

The scientists have detected the first molecule to ever form from stray atoms in the universe. The first such molecule was helium hydride, a combination of helium and hydrogen. The discovery is a first step in unlocking the mystery of the universe’s chemistry. About the Discovery The research was published in the journal Nature. The Read More…

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Nepal’s First Ever Satellite Launched into Space

Nepal’s first satellite NepaliSat-1 was launched into space from the Virginia-based station of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the US. NepaliSat-1 NepaliSat-1 will start rotating around the Earths orbit to collect information about the country’s topography and Earths magnetic field. The satellite also bears the Nepal flag and logo of  Nepal Academy of Read More…

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