Saturday, 26 November, 2022

Topic: Artemis

How this Greek feminist goddess inspired NASA to name its moon mission after her

Zeus’ daughter and Apollo’s sister, Artemis was a major deity in ancient Greece—the strong, courageous goddess of wilderness and hunting.

‘Proud moment’ — IITian scouted landing sites on moon for NASA’s Artemis 3 using Chandrayaan-1 data

IIT-Roorkee scholar Prateek Tripathi was selected for NASA's summer internship. His expertise came in handy in researching Shackleton, a large crater on moon's south pole.

Why can’t a rocket just be ‘thrown off’ Earth’s surface? Launch windows are important

A launch window is like waiting for the stars to align.

Mission Moon 2.0 — NASA’s Artemis 1 is set for launch on most powerful rocket ever built

Artemis 1 to be first in series of complex missions that aim to establish human presence on moon. It will loop around the moon, drop off some satellites, and return to earth.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.