S & T Current Affairs

Private Participation in Space Sector

SpaceX, Private participation in the U.S., Role so far, India's case, Future prospects

SpaceX-NASA Dragon Demo-2 launch

SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon, Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, Significance

Covid-19 Treatment: Remdesivir

Remdesivir obstructs the novel corona virus at the replication stage

Concerns with Aarogya Setu App

Aarogya Setu app, Privacy violation, Security concerns, Exclusion

Technology and Privacy Rights - COVID-19

Measures, Concerns, AarogyaSetu, Justice H.R. Khanna judgement, Privacy Rights

U.S. Order on Commercialising Outer Space

Current treaty (OST), Concerns, Scope of the order, Implications, India's role

Genome India Project

A look at the objectives, scale and the diversity of this project

Vyommitra: A Half-humanoid

Vyommitra will fly to space on an unmanned mission later in 2020

Indian Cobra Genome Decoded

Provides a blueprint for developing more effective anti-venom

Commercialisation of ISRO

Launching Cartosat-3 with other satellites - ISRO’s major milestone
UPSC Prelims 2020