SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    India has become the world's first country to launch a smart phone into space loaded with a number of experimental apps.' Strand-I' spacecraft, was sent into orbit from Sriharikota in India to test the capabilities of many standard smart phone components for a space environment. The spacecraft was built by which of the following countries?

    A)  India

    B)  Britain

    C)  European Space Agency

    D)  NASA

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Being the first smartphone-operated satellite in space is just one of the many firsts that STRaND-1 is hoping to achieve. It flies innovative new technologies such as a WARP DRIVE (Water Alcohol Resistojet Propulsion Deorbit Re-entry Velocity Experiment), and electric Pulsed Plasma Thrusters (PPTs); both firsts to fly on a nano-satellite. It is also flying a 3D printed part? believed to be the first to fly in space!

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