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SpaceX Starts Starlink Satellite Internet Trial In India At $99

SpaceX has started superfast internet service Starlink in India at a price of $99, roughly about Rs 7,000 in Indian currency. The company has started taking pre-bookings for the service on its website.

How to book Starlink internet service?

Available to a limited number of users, SpaceX will fulfill the orders on a first-come-first-serve basis. People are asked to check availability of service in their areas with the help of postal codes. Interested users can pre-book orders by paying the requisite amount that is refundable.

When will SpaceX start its services officially in India?

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk-led superfast internet service Starlink will take off in India in 2022 with the help of SpaceX satellites that company is launching in the orbit. Elon Musk has plans to provide high-speed internet services at an affordable price to remotest areas of the globe.

Facts about Starlink internet services

The official website of the company states that it will continue working towards near global coverage in 2021. The company is launching satellites that will improve the coverage and speed of its services dramatically in the coming … Read the rest

Pod Taxis Will Provide Last Mile Connectivity To Jewar Airport

The Uttar Pradesh government will start “pod taxi” service to connect Greater Noida to the Noida International Airport in Jewar. The Yamuna Expressway and Eastern Peripheral Expressway has been asked to rope in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for the project.

What is a “pod taxi”?

Popular in many western countries, a “pod taxi” is a driverless car that can accommodate up to six people comfortably and improve connectivity to remote areas. In 2016, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launched pilot project for pod taxis at the cost of Rs 800 crore. The taxis would run from Delhi to Gurugram.

Jewar BJP MLA Dhirendra Singh said metro connectivity was available till Greater Noida but Jewar airport was about 25 kilometers from Greater Noida city. Pod taxis were considered to bridge the gap. The MLA further said that pod taxis were a revolutionary mode of transport widely used in western countries. The pod taxi service will be started under PRT – Personal Rapid Transit system.

Who will develop the airport?

Recently the greenfield airport at Jewar was named Noida International Airport. The Yamuna International Airport Private Limited … Read the rest

Jio Users Will Enjoy Unlimited Calling And Data Service

Leader of Indian telecom industry, Reliance Jio, enjoys a strong presence in market as it makes exciting offers for its users. Continuing the trend of making offers, Reliance Jio has announced to launch a new service for both existing and the new users. The offer will be provided under 2G Free India plan.

Reliance Jio’s 2G Free India plan

Reliance Jio is offering two bundle plans for new users. It is offering two phones priced Rs. 1,999 and Rs. 1,499 with an exciting offer of unlimited calling and data facility. The buyers will get a beautiful phone bundled with a number of services.

Pay Rs. 1,999 and get a phone with unlimited calling for two years and 2GB monthly data. Or buy Rs. 1,499 phone and get unlimited calling for one year with 2GB monthly data.

Reliance Jio offering new plan for existing users

Reliance Jio announce new jio phone

The existing Jio users have an opportunity to get freedom from monthly recharges. Reliance Jio is starting a bulk recharge service to allow freedom to its users. Under the new plan, the users will be asked to pay only Rs. 750 … Read the rest

Samsung Single Door Refrigerator With Digital Panel

Samsung has launched a new single-door refrigerator with latest digital features. It is Samsung Digi Touch Cool 5in1 and it comes with a control panel that allows controlling temperature and other functions of the refrigerator without opening the fridge.

Highlights of new Samsung single door refrigerator

• Touch panel to check internal functions
• Power Cool from outside
• Change temperature settings from the panel,
• Eco Mode
• Blackout Notifications
• E-Defrost
• 10 Year Warranty

Samsung single door refrigerator features

Available in Delight, Blossom, Marble White and Twirl colors, this refrigerator saves power. But convenience is the biggest advantage of this fridge. You won’t have to open the machine to check cooling. The outside panel provided on the top part of the refrigerator will show everything.

Available in 198 and 225 liter variants, Samsung will start selling the new single door refrigerator from February 23. And it is a great choice for small families.

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See The Spectacular Image Of Perseverance’s Mars Landing

Perseverance has started sending the initial pictures of Mars to NASA. The US space agency released those pictures for public. But it isn’t known whether the sound on Mars was recorded. But NASA is hopeful of getting sound clips from Mars for the first time.

See Perseverance landing down on Mars

One of the first images showing landing of Perseverance was extracted from the video recorded by the spacecraft that carried Perseverance to Mars. In the image, the robot is seen connected to three straight and a curly wire. The straight wires are cables holding the jetpack and the curly wire is data transmission cable. The image shows last leg of landing when the Perseverance was slowed down to the speed of 1.7 miles.

Honeycomb of rocks seen in the image

The honeycomb of rocks seen with the six-wheeled robot are believed to be about 3.6 billion years old. NASA deputy project scientist Katie Stack Morgan said that they were excited to know whether those rocks were volcanic or sedimentary. Volcanic rocks are easier to study.

Parachuting Perseverance

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What Safe Landing Of Perseverance Means For NASA And The World?

NASA successfully landed Perseverance on Mars on Thursday. Its safe landing on a vast crater on Mars’ surface is no less than a big feat for the pandemic stricken US that is also battling economic slowdown for the same reason.

What is Perseverance?

It is a self-guided science rover with the most advanced astrobiology laboratory on the mission Mars to collect signs of life on the Red Planet. It travelled for seven months to cover a distance of 293 million miles to reach its destination. It entered the Mars’ atmosphere at a speed of 12,000 miles per hour and landed safely on Jezero Crater that is a long-vanished Martian lake bed.

Was there life on Marsh?

Perseverance will collect possible fossilized signs of microbes that were believed to live on Mars some 3 billion years ago. Scientists are of the opinion that Mars had water that made it hospitable to life. This project cost the US $2.7 billion and two years. Perseverance will extract the samples embedded on Mars surface for future analysis by scientists on earth.

US Mars mission

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