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South Korea test launches its first domestically made space rocket

South Korea has test-launched its first domestically produced space rocket on October 21, 2021. The event was described by the officials as a significant step in the country’s pursuit of a satellite launch programme. More..





Nesher Ramla Homo: New early human discovered at cement site in Israel

Israeli researchers informed on June 24, 2021, that they have found bones belonging to a ‘new type of early human’ who was previously unknown to science. The latest discovery has shed new light on the course of human evolution.

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China launches first three men crew to its new space station in five years

China successfully launched the first three men crew to its new space station in its first crewed mission in five years on June 17, 2021. The last human spaceflight by China was launched in 2016. 

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COVAXIN phase 3 trial data to be made public in July 2021

Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech informed on June 9, 2-21 that it will be publishing the complete data of the phase 3 trials of its vaccine in July 2021 and then apply for the full More..





ISRO to help development projects in Northeast through space technology

The Union Minister Jitendra Singh on June 9, 2021, informed that the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be assisting the development projects in the Northeast.

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Single-dose of Sputnik Light Vaccine shows 79.4 percent efficacy, effective against all new COVID-19 strains: RDIF

Russian developers of the Sputnik V vaccine informed on May 6, 2021 that a single dose of Sputnik Light vaccine demonstrated 79.4 percent efficacy against COVID-19. They added that it is also effective against all new strains of COVID-19. 

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Oldest human burial site found in Africa, dating back to 78,000 years old

Archaeologists have discovered the oldest human burial in Africa that offers insight into 78,000 years old burial practices, according to a new study published on May 05, 2021, in the journal Nature.

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe: Natural Radio Emission detected in Venus’ Atmosphere

In a study published on May 03, 2021, in the journal Geophysical Research, scientists revealed that Venus’ upper atmosphere has changed a lot during a solar cycle, the Sun’s 11-years cycle.

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100 million-years-old bones of Sauropods dinosaur found in Meghalaya

The researchers have identified the fossil bone fragments of the long-necked dinosaurs, known as Sauropods from an area around West Khasi Hill Districts in Meghalaya. The fossil dates back to about 100-million years. More..





China successfully launches Tianhe space station core module into orbit

The ambitious space program of China got a major boost on April 29, 2021, when it successfully launched the core module of its space station into orbit. The module was sent as part of the country’s aim to complete th More..





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