Venus

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Physicsworld  Conext: A new study suggests that Venus is losing water much faster than previously thought, with researchers identifying a mechanism in the Venusian ionosphere responsible for this accelerated water loss.   Venus may have once had oceans, but now only 0.002% of its atmosphere is water vapor. The …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 17 January 2023

InstaLinks :  help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

Insights into Editorial: European Space Agency’s EnVision mission to Venus

    Context: Following NASA’s footsteps, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced that it has selected EnVision as its next orbiter that will visit Venus sometime in the 2030s. Last week, NASA selected two missions to the planet Venus, Earth’s nearest neighbour. The missions called DAVINCI+ and VERITAS have been selected based on their potential …