Artemis Program

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Context: The first moonbound rocket and spacecraft of NASA’s Artemis program are expected to do a “wet dress rehearsal” on the launch pad in February.   What is Artemis? Artemis– Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of Moon’s Interaction with the Sun. It is NASA’s next mission to …

Chang’e-5 probe:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Context: Early-stage findings of Chang’e-5 probe, which use geological mapping to link ‘exotic’ fragments in the collected samples to features near the landing site, were recently presented by China.   Background: Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the moon had begun its journey back to Earth …