#space technology

PLD Space’s Miura-1: Europe’s Leap into Reusable Rocket Technology

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PLD Space's Miura-1 rocket launched from the El Arenosillo Test Center in Huelva, Spain, marking a practical advancement in European space capabilities. This event is a big step forward for Europe's reusable rocket technology. This event was Europe's first successful launch of a reusable suborbital rocket and signified...

Japan’s Pioneering Lunar Mission: SLIM Lander and the Innovative LEV-2 Rover

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The race to explore and understand the moon has seen nations and private entities launching missions to our closest celestial neighbour. Among the frontrunners in this renewed lunar exploration is Japan, whose ambitious lunar projects aim to contribute to our understanding of the moon significantly. Its most recent...

Chandrayaan-3 – India hopes to land a rover on the Moon for the first time

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On Wednesday August 23, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) mission Chandrayaan-3 will deploy its lander and rover to the surface of the Moon. The Vikram lander should carry the rover to the lunar surface. ISRO, Author provided As the name suggests, this is the third mission in...