Major Scientific Achievements of 2020 | Let’s Look Back

Let's Look Back 2020 - GeekyMinds

2020 is finally nearing its end. It has been a tough year for all of us. We would like to take a moment to pay our respects to all those people who lost their lives in the pandemic. As this year comes to an end, we are not going to dwell on the negatives that this year brought us. Instead, we are going to look back at the major scientific achievements of 2020 in the fields of science and technology and move on with a positive note.

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Reusable Rockets: How Do They Work | Let’s Simplify

On March 30th 2017, SpaceX achieved the world’s first commercially viable reflight with the reusable Falcon 9 rocket. In Europe, ArianeWorks is working on the same goal and in India, ISRO is working on ADMIRE, a reusable satellite launch vehicle similar to the reusable Grasshopper booster rockets from the SpaceX Falcon 9. The project involves a reusable rocket complete with landing legs and steering fins. Let’s explore what reusable rockets are and why all the space agencies are racing to develop the technology.

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How Will The Human Species Evolve On Mars?

We have all grown up learning about Mars as the fourth planet in the Solar System, right after our home planet Earth. It’s baffling to imagine that SpaceX, with the leadership of Elon Musk, may get the first human colonizers on the red planet as soon as 2024. Will the homo sapiens of Earth evolve to become another species on Mars? Short answer: probably!

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