• What are Satellites | Be Curious
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    What are Satellites?

    What are Satellites? Satellites are revolving bodies which revolve around the orbit of a body. As we all know there are two types of satellites in human history i.e. Natural Satellite and Artificial satellite (human made). In Natural satellite, objects like Moon, asteroids, small dwarf stone etc. comes which rotates around the planet. Anything man-made which rotates around the planet for certain time period is called artificial Satellite. According to NASA “a satellite is an object that moves around a larger object. We can say, Earth is a satellite because it moves around the sun. The moon is also a satellite because it moves around Earth. Earth and the moon…

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    A Glimpse on ISRO

    ISRO stands for Indian Space Research Organization. ISRO is our nation’s pride which helped our country to move a step forward in the field of space research and development. The Indian Space Research Organization is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. The vision of ISRO is to “harness space technology for national development while performing space science research and planetary exploration.” ISRO was formed in 1962 by the efforts of independent India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, and his close aide and scientist Vikram Sarabhai. The establishment of ISRO helps in increasing space activities in India. It is managed by the Department…

  • Astronaut in Space. A glimpse on NASA
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    A Glimpse on NASA

    NASA stands for National aeronautics and space administration. It is an executive branch of federal government of United States. NASA is responsible for the civilian space programs and research on aeronautics and aerospace. It was formed on 29 July, 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The firm was established with an orientation to encourage peaceful applications in the space science. NASA led most of the U.S. space exploration efforts which includes The Apollo Moon landing missions, Skylab space station, The Space Shuttle Program, International Space station Program, The Mercury Program etc. Currently, NASA is supporting the International Space Station and is looking after the development of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew…

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