Daily Archives: March 7, 2008

Space Station Ready for New Robot

A massive robot and Japan’s first room in space are set for delivery to the International Space Station (ISS) next week aboard NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour. Canada’s two-armed robot, named Dextre for its nimble capabilities, should give astronauts a break … Continue reading

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Jupiter

The most massive planet in our solar system, with four planet-sized moons and many smaller moons, Jupiter forms a kind of miniature solar system. Jupiter resembles a star in composition. In fact, if it had been about eighty times more … Continue reading

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IRS (Indian Remote Sensing Satellite)

Following the successful demonstration flights of Bhaskara 1 and Bhaskara 2 launched in 1979 and 1981, respectively, India began development of an indigenous IRS (Indian Remote Sensing Satellite) program to support the national economy in the areas of “agriculture water … Continue reading

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