Tech updates for 5th week of April 2022

Tech updates for 5th week of April 2022

Latest trending news about NASA, Amazon, Indian aircrafts, 5G Spectrum, Coca-Cola news.

NASA's Hubble Captures a Pair of Interacting Galaxies Forming the Number '10' in Space:

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured a pair of galaxies called Arp 147, using its prime working camera – the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2). The image shows the two galaxies oriented in a way that they appear to form the number 10 in the vast dark sky. The image was taken in October 2008, four weeks after a problem with the science data formatter forced Hubble into safe mode.

Will Buy Coca-Cola Next to Put the 'Cocaine Back in', Says Elon Musk After Twitter Buyout:

Elon Musk has been bombarded with requests to fix Twitter and other products of public use. He has responded to these requests in his trademark funny style, saying he intends to buy Coca-Cola next "to put the cocaine back in". Tesla founder has been at the receiving end of criticism from a section of Twitter users over his recent public criticism of Twitter staff.

5G Spectrum Auction to Be Held in Early June, Says Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw:

India is likely to hold a 5G spectrum auction in early June, telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Thursday. The minister said that the Department of Telecom is working as per expected timeline and the process is on to resolve industry concerns around spectrum pricing. TRAI has recommended a mega auction plan of over Rs. 7.5 lakh crore for over 1 lakh megahertz spectrum in case the government allocates it for a period of 30 years.

Amazon Prime Movie Rental Service Launched in India:

Amazon Prime Video launched a movie rental service in India on Thursday. The company said it planned to more than double its investment in Prime Video over the next five years, but did not give figures. Amazon has invested heavily in acquiring and producing local content in India, where, founder Jeff Bezos said in 2020, Prime Video was doing better than anywhere else in the world.

India becomes the first country in Asia Pacific to land aircraft using made in India satellite navigation system - GAGAN

GAGAN (GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation) based LPV Approach Procedures. Indigo Airlines using its ATR aircraft has flown an Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP) with LPV minima of 250ft. LPV approaches will make it possible to land at airports not equipped with expensive Instrument Landing Systems, which includes many small regional and local airports. Lowering the decision height up to 250 ft provides a substantial operational benefit in poor weather and low visibility conditions. AAI in coordination with Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has implemented GAGAN Message Service.


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