Science and Technology

14 Times Bigger Super moon

On 5 May 2012, the moon had been closer to Earth than at any other times this year, which means it will appear up to 14 % bigger and 30% brighter than any other full moon of 2012. Its the super moon ,it happens but once in a year.

Pakistan Test Fired Hatf -III        

Pakistan on 10 May 2012 successfully test fired the training launch of Hatf-III (Ghaznavi), a short range ballistic missile capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads across 290 km . The launch was conducted at the conclusion of the annual field training exercise of the Army strategic force command.

Soyuz TMA-04M Rocket Launches In Kazakhstan

The Soyuz TMA-04M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 15 May 2012 carrying Epedition 31 Soyuz commander Gennady Padaika, NASA flight Engineer Joseph Acaba and flight Engineer Sargei Revin to the International space station.

U.S Company Space X Test flight of the dragon space capsule

The U.S company Space X on 22 May in Florida ( Cape Canaveral) to lunch its own craft towards the international space station. The test flight of the Dragon space capsule,which launched a top space X’s falcon 9 rosked,aims to show that indutry can restore U.S access to the ISS after NASA retired its space shuttle fleet last year . The mission is set to include a fly-by and berthing with the station in the next three days ,before the capsule returns at the end of may month.

Russia Successfully Test Fired a new Intercontinental Ballistic Missile          

U.S has the  capable of piercing defense systems being developed. The strategic Missile forces test launched a new prototype ballistic missile from a mobile launcher at the plesetsk cosmodrome in Askhangalsk Region on 23 May. It was the second launch of deeply modernized yar missile named “Avangard”.

Large Solar Telescope         

A powerful solar telescope billed as the largest in Europe opened recently on Spain’s canary Islands. Scientist says it will alow them to study the sun unprecedented with a mirror diameter of 1.5meters , the Gregor telescope will be able to show structures on the sun on scales on small as 70 kilometers.

India Test Fired Anti Aircraft Akash Missile    

Defence Research Development organization (DRDO) official associate with the “Akash”missile project.The missile,which has a strike range of 25km with warhead of 60 kgs,was test fired from a mobile launcher from launch complex-III of the ITR at about 110hrs.It is surface to air missile.

Isarel Unleashes Spy Virus On Iran

A Russian firm has discovered a new computer virus ‘Flame’ with unprecedented destructive potential that chiefly targets Iran. Kasperky Lab, is one of the World’s biggest producer of anti-virus software discovered the cyber weapon called ‘Flame’ during an investigation that was prompted by the International Telecommunication  Union.

Pakistan Successfully Test Fired Nuclear Capable Hatf9 Missile

Pakistan on May 29 2012 successfully test fired a short range Hatf9(Nasr)missile.The missile which has a range of 60kilometers is capable of carrying nuclear warheads. It was pakistan’s third ballastic missile test since April2012.


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