NASA launched CAPSTONE Mission

Context NASA launched CAPSTONE Mission, a microwave oven-sized CubeSat weighing just 55 pounds (25 kg). About CAPSTONE Mission CAPSTONE, short for Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment,…

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PSLV Orbital Experimental Module of ISRO

Context The PSLV Orbital Experimental Module is a platform that will help perform in-orbit experiments using the final, and otherwise discarded, stage of ISRO’s workhorse rocket, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle…

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LaMDA Google AI Chatbot

Context A senior engineer at Google claimed that the company’s artificial intelligence-based chatbot LamDA i.e. Language Model for Dialogue Applications had become “sentient”. What is LaMDA? Google first announced LaMDA at…

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Draft amendments to IT Rules 2021

Draft amendments to IT Rules 2021 Context The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has published a fresh draft of amendments to the Information Technology Rules, 2021, which proposes the creation…

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