NASA Launches IXPE Mission To Explore Universe’s Most Dramatic Objects

NASA's Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission launches on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A joint venture with the Italian Space Agency , the IXPE is the NASA's first mission dedicated to measuring the polarization of X-rays for the most extreme and mysterious objects in the universe. These objects includes Supernova remnants, Supermassive Black holes and other high energy objects. The Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, Thomas Zurbuchen said that IXPE represents another extraordinary first. He said that together with our partner Italy we have added a new space observatory. That will shape our understanding of the universe for years to come. IXPE is going to show us the violent universe around us. Things like expl...

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Gaganyaan 2023: All You Should Know About India’s First Manned Space Mission

On Thursday, Science & Technology Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh, revealed about Gaganyaan. He said that India is going to launch its first manned space mission “Gaganyaan” in 2023. In Rajya Sabha assembly, the minister answered upon asking about the same. He stated that our nation’s first human space mission will reach the outer space in 2023. This will be a huge accomplishment, as India will join US, Russia and China in the list of launching human spaceflight. India would be the fourth nation to do so. Before this, two crewed space flights will be launched, first is scheduled during the mid of 2022. And other one has been scheduled for the end of 2022. Both of these space flights would be launched as test vehicle flight for the validation of Crew Escape System performance. "T...

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