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A research, published in the journal Nature Climate Change on 1 December 2022, analysis of more than 20,000 trees on five continents shows old growth trees are more drought tolerant than younger trees in the forest canopy and may be better able to withstand future climate extremes. Drought is seriously affecting younger trees in the …

SpaceX is targeting the time of 2:07pm on Thursday, 1 December 2022 to launch NASA’s Lunar Flashlight mission and the Hakuto-R Mission 1 lunar lander designed by private Japanese space tech company Ispace. The Lunar Satellite aboard SpaceX’s M1 mission is a small satellite that is around the size of a briefcase. The launch will …

The mission took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida around 12:50 am IST Sunday. The original liftoff date had been Wednesday, 23 November 2022. CRS26’s SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has separated from its Falcon 9 rocket and is now on its way to the Space station. Tune in for docking coverage beginning 4:30 pm …

The Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully launched PSLV-C54/ EOS-06 mission with Oceansat-3 and eight nano satellites including one from Bhutan, on board from Sriharikota spaceport, Today on 26 November, 2022. ISRO confirmed the launch through its social networking sites. On Tweeter, it wrote,”PSLV-C54/EOS-06 Mission: EOS-06 spacecraft separation is successful. The spacecraft’s health is normal. …

The exoplanet, a planet away from our solar system, has been named Bocaparins which is 700 light years away from Earth, and it was discovered by NASA’s James Webb Telescope in August this year. This new planet is much larger than Earth and almost the size of Saturn. The uniqueness is that it is very …

NASA’s spacecraft has successfully performed its first Moon flyby to pass within 130 kms of the lunar surface as part of the uncrewed Artemis 1 mission. Artemis I is the first integrated flight test of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, an uncrewed Orion spacecraft. According to NASA, spacecraft successfully completed its fourth orbital trajectory …

The Dragon spacecraft carries scientific experiments and technology demonstrations that explore growing plants in space, creating nutrients on demand, in-space construction, and more. NASA Ames is working on nutrition research that aims to get humans closer to reaching Mars. A continuous source of nutritious food is essential for long duration exploration missions, and the typical …

The Artemis 1 program spacecraft has successfully completed Lunar Flyby, re-acquired Signal with Earth. With this, it has broken the record of Apollo era, the farthest distance traveled from Earth by any human rated spacecraft. The closest approach it made with Moon’s surface was around 128 km (80 miles). Artemis 1 is the first in …

The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch PSLV-C54/ EOS-06 mission with Oceansat-3 and eight nano satellites including one from Bhutan, on board from Sriharikota spaceport on 26 November, 2022. The national space agency headquartered said,” The launch is scheduled at 11:56am on 26 Nov”. Asked about the passengers aboard the rocket, a senior ISRO official …

Orion has entered into the lunar sphere of influence at 11:39 pm IST, on 20 nov,2022. Now, moon gravitational force is acting on Orion spacecraft instead of Earth. Orion continues on its trajectory toward the Moon. The optical navigation camera has captured the additional images of moon. The mission, Artemis 1 launched on 16 Nov, …