Insights into Editorial: What do we know about the newest crater on the moon?

  Introduction: A leftover piece of a spacecraft flying through space reportedly hit the surface of the moon, creating a new crater that may be around 65 feet wide. The piece of space junk was earlier believed to be a SpaceX rocket, but was later said to be the third-stage booster of Chang’e 5-T1 – …

Project NETRA

Topics Covered: Indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Project NETRA What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the project. Context: Indian Space Research Organisation has inked a pact with Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) to pave the way for collaboration in establishing optical telescope facilities under Project ‘NETRA’ for tracking space objects. …