NASA Space Launch System’s First Flight to Send Small Sci-Tech Satellites into Space

Question: How many satellite secondary payloads or ‘CubeSats’ will be carried by the first flight of NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS)? (a) 13 CubeSats (b) 15 CubeSats (c) 18 CubeSats (d) 12 CubeSats Ans […]

India launches 5th navigation satellite IRNSS-1E

PSLV-C31 Successfully Launches India's Fifth Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1E

Ques: Through which Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on 20 January 2016 successfully launched the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) 1-E satellite? (a) PSLV-C31 (b) PSLV-C30 (c) PSLV-C24 (d) […]

IUPAC announced addition of Four Elements

IUPAC announces the verification of the discoveries of four new chemical elements

Question: The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) on 30 December 2015 announced discovery and assignment of elements with atomic numbers- (a) 115,116,117,118 (b) 117,113,114,115 (c) 113,115,117,118 (d) 118,114,112,116 Ans (c) Related facts: […]