NASA’s MARS ROVER Perseverance
The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover is designed to better understand the geology of Mars and seek signs of ancient life on the planet.
Aarogya Setu App
Aarogya Setu is the first touch tracing application available in India. It allows users who have come into contact with Covid-19 patients to be notified, traced and backed up.
What is a plasma bank?
Convalescent plasma therapy is an experimental treatment for patients with severe coronavirus disease (Covid-19). It is being used as a trial since no drug has been proved effective for treating Covid-19 till date. It is similar to a blood bank and stores plasma received from the persons who have recovered from Covid-19.
SOLAR ORBITER MISSION
Solar orbiter, a new collaboration mission between ESA (Europe Space Agency) and NASA to study about the sun, which took off from Cape Canaveral in FLORIDA on 10 February. This would be a seven-year mission.
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