Private Earth imaging satellite, 6 others & BhutanSat to piggyback on Oceansat-3
Thursday, 10 November 2022 Anand will be the first privately developed Earth observation satellite to be launched from India and second from the Pixxel stable. The firm had launched Shakuntala using a SpaceX rocket in April 2022. Aside from Anand, NSIL will launch two private communication satellites (Thybolt) for Dhruva Space and four other satellites (Astrocast) for US firm Spaceflight.
US President Joe Biden renominates Eric Garcetti as envoy to India; SpaceX launches 114 satellites in first mission of 2023 marking its 200th successful launch; Israel's far-right minister Ben-Gvir visits Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, US voices concerns; Vladimir Putin orders screening of Ukraine assault documentary films in Russian theatres.
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Elon Musk's SpaceX is on a spree of launching satellites. After successfully launching one satellite every week in 2022, this year seems to be holding more for the tech-company. The Aerospace company has launched 114 satellites in the first mission of 2023 crossing the milestone of the 200th successful launch in its space exploration history.
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NASA Chief Says China Could Claim the Moon , if It Beats the US to Its Surface.
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson gave an interview with Politico that was published on Jan. 1.
He said that China's military aggression in the
South China Sea could allude to the future of the moon.
Specifically, if China makes it back to the moon's surface before the U.S., it may attempt to claim it as its own territory. .
It is a fact: we're in a space race. And it is true that we better watch out that they don't get to a place on the moon under the guise of scientific research. , Bill Nelson, NASA Administrator, via Politico.
And it is not beyond the realm of possibility that they say, 'Keep out, we're here, this is our territory.' If you doubt that, look at what they did with the Spratly Islands, Bill Nelson, NASA Administrator, via Politico.
China's new space station, Tiangong,
was recently completed.
Beijing intends to conduct three moon missions over the next decade.
The country also claims it discovered a
new potential energy source on the moon.
NASA plans to land astronauts on the moon by 2025 with its Artemis 3 mission that it is working on with SpaceX.
I ask the question every day: 'How is SpaceX's progress?' And all of our managers are telling me they are meeting all of their milestones, Bill Nelson, NASA Administrator, via Politico
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A Japanese space startup, ispace, has launched its own private lander to the Moon aboard a SpaceX rocket. This marks a historic and significant step towards what would be a historic first, both for the nation and a private company.
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Indian television actor Dev Joshi announced that he will be joining the ‘dearMoon CREW’. He said that he will take a week-long trip around the moon in a SpaceX rocket next year. The 'dearMoon' project was first announced in 2017 and is the first civilian mission to the Moon. As per the project website, yesterday, Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who purchased all the seats aboard the rocket in 2018, revealed the name of the eight people who will be joining him for the all-private lunar endeavour.
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