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Astronomy Current Affairs february,2014

Isros Mars Orbiter spacecraft Mangalyaan completed 100 days in space on 12 February 2014

Astronomy Current Affairs january,2014


Prithvi II, the Nuclear capable Surface-to-Surface missile, successfully test-fired ISRO successfully launched its heavy-duty rocket GSLV-D5 carrying communication satellite GSAT-14 Astronomy Current Affairs december,2013

Agni-III missile was successfully test-fired from the Wheeler Island of Odisha Coast Europe launched Gaia satellite from French Guiana India has successfully test-fired the Pinaka rockets from a multi-barrel rocket launcher (MBRL) at Chandipur China's first lunar rover named Jade Rabbit landed on Moon ISRO successfully performed first Trajectory Correction Manoeuvre of Mangalyaan India successfully test fired Nuclear Capable Prithvi -2 Missile
Astronomy Current Affairs november,2013

India Successfully Test-Fired its Nuclear-capable Dhanush Ballistic Missile US space agency NASA launched its MAVEN Mission to Study Mars Atmosphere India successfully Test-Fired the Advanced version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on 18 November 2013 Nasa Release new Photo of Planet Saturn,Earth taken from the Cassini Spacecraft Russia successfully launches the Proton-M rocket carrying a Military satellite India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile Pakistan Successfully Test-Fired surface-to-surface missile Hatf IX (Nasr) on 5 November 2013 India Successfully Launched Historic Mission to Mars from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota Scientists discovered a New planet called Kepler 78b Astronomy Current Affairs october,2013

ISRO announces Indias Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) will be launched on 5 November 2013 NASA Scientists Discovered six New Planets with the Shortest Ever Orbit India successfully Test-fired Nuclear-Capable Prithvi-II missile from Odisha Scientists discover Ancient Supervolcanoes on Mars Inventions Current Affairs october,2013

India developed a new tactical surface-to-surface missile Pragati

Astronomy Current Affairs september,2013


Astronomers have discovered densest galaxy ever Indias Most Deterrent Nuclear capable Ballistic Missile, Agni-5 was successfully test Fired from Chandipur Union government of India to launch ISROs ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission in November 2013 Indias advanced multi-band communication satellite GSAT-7 was successfully placed in the Geosynchronous Orbit on 3 September 2013 Astronomy Current Affairs august,2013

GSAT-7, The First Indian Defence Satellite was Launched Successfully The GSAT-7 is Indias First Defence Satellite all set for Launch NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) unveiled the evidence of water on the surface of the moon On 27 August 2013 ISRO calls off launch of communication satellite GSLV D-5 after fuel leakage NASA's Juno spacecraft has reached halfway to Jupiter NASA is set to launch world's first zero-G-ready 3D printer into space next year India on 12 August 2013 successfully test-fired indigenously-developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile NASA to launch Next Mars Mission from Florida called MAVEN on November 2013 India Successfully Test-fired Pinaka Rockets from Chandipur Nasas Curiosity rover celebrated its first anniversary on Mars on 6 August 2013 Worlds First Talking Robot Kirobo was successfully sent into space on 4 August 2013 INSAT-3D Satellite Placed Successfully in Geosynchronous Orbit Astronomy Current Affairs july,2013

On 19 July 2013 NASA has released a rare Saturn-Earth Photobomb Picture INSAT-3D, the Advanced Meteorological Satellite of India Launched Successfully. NASA Released Images of Earth Taken by Distant Spacecraft World's first trip to Moon's South Pole for installation of a Permanent Telescope in 2016 NASA tries to revive Kepler spacecraft that hunts for other planets NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Discovered Neptunes 14th moon. New Horizons Spacecraft spotted the largest moon of Pluto Charon Chinese space probe reaches record height of 50 million km from the Earth NASA spacecraft spots Pluto's largest moon The two Smallest Moons orbiting Pluto Christened as Kerberos and Styx

India successfully launched its 1st dedicated navigation satellite, IRNSS-1A Inventions Current Affairs july,2013

India's Advanced Weather Satellite INSAT-3d Successfully Launched Indias First Hydrogen-Powered Fuel Cell Bus Developed by ISRO and Tata Motors Astronomy Current Affairs june,2013

Scientists find neighbour star with 6 planets, 3 of them capable of supporting life Chinese astronauts land safely after 15-days space programme NASA and Italian Space Agency on 20 June 2013 Signed Agreement on Exploration of Mercury NASA the US Space agency selected Eight New Astronaut, out of which 4 are women Technology Current Affairs may,2013

India successfully test fired the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile US Scientists at the Harvard University created Worlds Smallest Flying Robot Called Robo-Fly Astronomy Current Affairs may,2013

ISRO has planned to launch GSLV D5 from the spaceport in Sriharikota to place communication satellite GSAT-14 in orbit China successfully launched a communications satellite called Zhongxing-11 on 2 May 2013 Technology Current Affairs march,2013

India and the US agreed for cooperation on future missions to the Moon and Mars after successful in Chandrayaan-1 lunar mission. On 12 March 2013 Japan Became First Country in the World to Extract Natural Gas from Methane Hydrate. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre of India announced of developing the largest magnet of the world. Astronomy Current Affairs march,2013

Herschel space observatory Founded 15 New Very Young Stars named as Protostars NASA's Swift satellite discovered one of the youngest-known supernova remnants NASA scientists discovers the third-closest star system to the Sun, located only 6.5 light-years away. Researchers Calculated exactly 49.97 kiloparsecs to Our Closest Neighbouring Galaxy. Technology Current Affairs february,2013

Pinaka rockets were successfully test-fired. India became the first country to successfully launch the first smartphone of the world - STRaND-1. 3Doodler: The World's first and only 3D printing pen draws in the air or on surfaces. India now working on a long-range nuclear-capable Agni-VI Ballistic missile, to be in world's elite nuclear club.

With 17 million digits The World's largest prime number discovered Russian space agency launches six telecom satellites. Astronomy Current Affairs february,2013

For the first time, Astronomers found the super-massive black hole is rotating at nearly the speed of light. NASA Scientists reports Asteroid Apophis may strike Earth in 2068. NASA has discovered the smallest known planet which is slightly larger than the Moon outside our Solar System. President Pranab Mukherjee announced : Indias first mission to Mars and the launching of our first navigational satellite this year. Astronomers discovered that cosmic rays originate as the results of explosions of stars or supernova. Scientists Found water on Moon's oldest rocks. NASA scientists discovered the youngest black hole in Milky Way which is merely 1000 years old. Astronomers discovered six speeding stars racing through the galaxy at a speed of 3.2 million kilometres per hour. Seismologists declared life on our planet was facing threat due to catastrophic super-volcano. NASA plans to launch a new mission in 2016 to predict their impact of asteroids on Earth. Nasa : A small asteroid is projected to come as close as 17,100 miles (27,520 km) from Earth on Feb. 15, no chance of an impact. Inventions Current Affairs february,2013

North Korea successfully conducted their third nuclear test. Pakistan successfully tests their new the nuclear-capable Hatf-IX tactical missile or Nasr. Technology Current Affairs january,2013

China successfully carries out its second anti-missile interceptor test United States, China, Japan, Canada and India to jointly construct the worlds largest optical telescope Thirty-Meter Telescope China has successfully conducted a test flight of its biggest-ever indigenously-made long-range strategic military transport aircraft plane, Yun-20 India successfully test-fires K-15 ballistic missile from an under water platform in Bay of Bengal India to soon have a common emergency number to respond to any emergency-police, fire or ambulance Kim Dotcom launches a new file-sharing website named Mega after shut down of his earlier site Megaupload on charges of racketeering The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) schedules the launch of Satellite with Argos and Altika(SARAL) on February 14th, 2013. Air India grounds all its six Boeing 787 Dreamliners following the safety hazard warning issued by US Aviation regulator

The countrys first space weather reading centre to be opened in Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER) campus, Kolkata India successfully test-fires from Visakhapatanam, a version of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos The first Fast Patrol Vessel(FPV) named Aadesh built for the Indian Coast Guard rolls out of Cochin Ship Yard. The Chief of the Air Staff, N.A.K. Browne inaugurates the Medium Lift Helicopter Complex at Phalodi, near Jodhpur. Indian Institute of Astrophysics(IIA) announces setting up of the worlds largest solar telescope at Ladakh Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde launches the pilot version of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project Internet celebrates its 30th birthday Astronomy Current Affairs december,2012

NASAs next mission as part of the New Frontiers program is being named Venus In-Situ Explorer(VISE) NASA Scientists discover the longest ever extra-terrestrial river system on Saturns moon, Titan NASAs spaceship Voyager-1 has entered Magnetic Highway, an unknown space towards the edge of solar system Sunita Williams has spent in space, a total of 322 days. The biggest blackhole, having a mass equivalent to 17 billion Suns discovered in Galaxy NGC -1277 NASA Scientists discover huge mass of ice at Mercurys North Pole Technology Current Affairs december,2012

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test launches the underwater missile K-15 off the Visakhapatnam coast The Union Government decides to set-up a five-year action plan to beef up the security systems of the critical sectors in the country The State of Karnataka announces fixing of surveillance cameras as well as GPS in taxis and auto-rickshaws for improved safety of travellers NASA develops sophisticated next-generation spacesuit named Z-1 Prototype Spacesuit and Portable Life Support System (PLSS) 2.0 India successfully test fires indigenously built Air-To-Air Interceptor Missile named Astra from Chandipur test range in Odisha India successfully test-fires from Chandipur Prithvi-II, a nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile having a strike range of 350 kms India and Israel sign Memorandum of Understanding to develop surface-to-air missile Barak-8 Scientists at Grande Ecole d'Ingenieurs Paris-Laval, France develops a headset (FlyVIZ) that gives humans 360 degrees vision India successfully test fires surface to surface ballistic missile, Agni-I from its test range in Odisha Indian Registry for Internet Names and Numbers (IRINN) starts issuing next version of Internet addresses IPv6

World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) is being held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from December 3rd -14th , 2012. Hyderabad based Hyderabad Batteries Limited (HBL) has developed a new anti collision safety device for Railways. Boeing, the US aircraft manufacturer tests a new missile codenamed CHAMP which uses electromagnetic pulses which can permanently blackout the electronics of the country without causing any harm to people Employees Provident Fund Organization(EPFO) launches e-Passbook portal Inventions Current Affairs december,2012

American mathematicians claim to have solved the cryptic formula which is belived to have come in the minds of renowned mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujans dreams which is popularly known as deathbed puzzle Tata Steel has developed Super Bainite , an anti-ballistic steel which can be used in war fronts Scientists of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) develops super sensitive explosion detection laser device British scientists announces development of Emmident-the first ultrasound toothbrush for cleaning teeth Software engineers and Neuroscientists at University of Waterloo, Canada have developed a closest model of the functioning human brain, known as Spaun. Current Affairs Current Affairs november,2012

SupremeSAT1: The first communication satellite launched by Srilanka with the help of China Operation X- Complete procedure undertaken for Hanging the Gunman of 26/11 Ajmal Kasab to death. C-7096 was the Jail code issued for Ajmal Amir Kasab in Arthur Road Jail Mumbai. This code was used for all the procedures regarding his sentence and death Technology Current Affairs november,2012

TITAN - U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu yesterday announced that Titan, a new supercomputer located at the Energy Departments Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, has been named the worlds most powerful according to the TOP500 list of the worlds fastest supercomputers..

Astronomy Current Affairs october,2012


Valles Marineris : Largest canyon in solar system A new planet which is called PH1 has been discovered by researchers NASAs Swift satellite discovers Swift J1745-26 , a new blackhole towards the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy Indias heaviest satellite GSAT-10 launched from the Kourou launch pad in French Guiana, South America. Technology Current Affairs october,2012

MiniFlame Virus, a New Cyber Espionage Tool is Infecting Computers in Middle East countries like Lebanon and Iran Union Cabinet approves proposals to procure Brahmos and Invar Missiles Air India receives its third Boeing 787 Dreamliner from the new North Charleston Facility of the American manufacturer

Indian Railways launches RailRadar, the new online application to trace train locations on Google Maps Indian Navy successfully test-fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile capable of carrying conventional warhead of 300 kg India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Dhanush missile Australia launches worlds fastest radio telescope- The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) Nuclear Capable Prithvi II Ballistic Missile sucessfully test fired from Odisha Bhupinder Singh Hooda green signals the trial run of Rapid Metro in Gurgaon Inventions Current Affairs october,2012

A Humanoid Robot with common sense called Baxter designed in USA Astronomers discover new Earth Sized Planet named Exo Planet in the neighboring Alpha Centauri Solar System