ISRO’s Crucial Test for Gaganyaan Space Mission Set for October

India is on track to perform a significant test for its ambitious crewed space mission, Gaganyaan, as soon as next month, according to the project director, R Hutton. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is presently training four astronauts and has plans to enlarge the group for future manned missions. The Gaganyaan mission’s objective is to create a human-habitable space capsule capable of carrying a three-member crew into a 400 km (250 miles) orbit for three days, followed by a planned safe splashdown in the Indian Ocean.

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How to make millet recipes that were served to delegates during G20 summit?

The recently concluded G20 summit, held in India from September 9-10, featured a diverse and healthy menu, including a range of delicious millet dishes. World leaders, such as US President Joe Biden, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italy’s Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, Mathias Cormann, Secretary General of OECD, and other distinguished delegates, enjoyed this culinary experience during the two-day event. It showcased India’s culinary richness and its commitment to healthy choices on the global stage.

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India’s First Solar Mission: How Close Will It Get to the Sun? Find Out

On September 2, 2023, India launched Aditya-L1, its first solar observatory in space. This spacecraft will be positioned very far away, about 1.5 million kilometers from Earth and about 148.5 million kilometers from the Sun. To put that in perspective, the distance between the Sun and Earth is about 150 million kilometers. So, Aditya-L1 will be placed at a spot that’s just one percent of the distance between the Sun and Earth. This is a significant step by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to study the Sun and its activities from a unique vantage point in space.

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This is how Aditya L1 will look in space

India’s first-ever mission to the Sun, known as Aditya-L1, is on track for a September launch, as confirmed by ISRO Chief S. Somanath. The spacecraft has safely arrived at Sriharikota and is fully prepared for liftoff during the first week of September. This mission is a significant step in India’s space exploration endeavors, aimed at studying the Sun and its behavior. Aditya-L1 will provide valuable insights into solar activities and help scientists better understand our star’s influence on space weather and communication systems on Earth. The mission’s imminent launch marks an exciting milestone in India’s space exploration journey.

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Advanced technologies present in Chandrayaan-3 Lander Vikram

Chandrayaan-3 is the country’s hottest topic right now. However, the race with the Russian lunar mission Luna-25 has made it an international sensation. All eyes are on both missions to see who lands first on the moon. The Indian mission carries a lot more scientific muscle and brain.

Let’s have a look at the advanced technologies present in Chandryaan 3 Lander Vikram to ensure that it lands on the moon at any cost.

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Did we discover Super-Earth in a Six-Planet System?

Scientists for many years now have been discovering various stars and planets that are scattered around the galaxy. To say the least, each one is unique in its own self, but, what if we were to tell you that one found very recently is truly special.

Scientists have found a set of six planets orbiting in almost perfect harmony around the star HD 158259. HD 158259 is almost the same mass and a litter larger than the Sun, which in itself is a minority in our exoplanet hunts. Read on to know more.

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