Chang'e-5 orbiter-returner enters Moon-Earth transfer orbit
Four 150N engines on the orbiter-returner combination ignited when they were 230 km away from the lunar surface and shut down after 22 minutes, Xinhua news agency quoted the administration as saying in a statement.
21 days ideal gap between 2 doses of Covid-19 vaccine, say experts
Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan had said that 30 crore people have been listed in prioritised population groups, which involves one crore healthcare workers, two crore personnel from the police department, armed forces, home guard, civil defence organisation and 27 crore people above the age of 50 and below 50 with co-morbidities.
Covid-19 leading to cardiac issues in youngsters post-recovery, say experts
According to the doctors, hospitals are witnessing a rise in young people reporting cardiac issues post their recovery from the infection, the most common being the palpitations and in few cases as extreme as cardiac arrest or even heart attack.
ISRO to launch communication satellite CMS-01 on Dec 17
According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the PSLV-C50 rocket carrying CMS-01 is tentatively scheduled to blast off at 3.41 p.m. on December 17 from the second launch pad at the rocket port in Sriharikota.
This strange exoplanet behaves like 'Planet Nine'
The exoplanet called "HD106906 b" occupies an unlikely orbit around a double star 336 light-years away, according to the study published in the Astronomical Journal. This is the first time that astronomers have been able to measure the motion of a massive Jupiter-like planet that is orbiting very far away from its host stars and visible debris disc.
NASA, Boeing Starliner finishes parachute tests ahead of crewed flight
The tests mark an end to a reliability campaign that will help strengthen the spacecraft's landing system, NASA said on Tuesday. The campaign, developed by both Boeing and NASA, used six balloon drop tests of a Starliner test article to gather supplemental performance data on the spacecraft's parachutes and landing system.
Covid-19 may trigger recurrent Guillain-Barre Syndrome: Study
Researchers have reported the first instance of Covid-19 triggering a recurrence of Guillain-Barre Syndrome - a rare disorder where the body's immune system attacks nerves and can lead to respiratory failure and death.
NASA identifies science goals for Artemis astronauts
The Artemis III Science Definition Team team prioritised investigations that will help NASA understand the risks and potential resources of the Moon's South Pole, where the agency hopes to establish its Artemis Base Camp concept by the end of the decade, said the report.
Covid-19 antibodies may fade very quickly: Study
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SARS-CoV-2 virus antibodies likely persist for longer, but the research team from the Stanford University in the US, documented a slow, inexorable decline in this antibody class as well, even in severely ill patients who mounted very strong initial antibody responses.
Researchers develop AI helmet to prevent seizure disorders
According to the researchers, the helmet will enable clinicians to monitor brain activity in real-time, rather than rely on current bulky brain monitoring systems that only exist within hospital environments.