▪ The international team of astronomers have discovered a new Earth-sized exoplanet called SPECULOOS-3b.
▪ It is 55 light-years away from Earth.
▪ It is orbiting an ultracool red dwarf star.
▪ The SPECULOOS project was established to search for exoplanets orbiting ultra-cool dwarf stars.

▪ ISRO recently unveiled its Mangalyaan-2 mission.
▪ The mission aims to land a rover and helicopter on Mars.
▪ The mission will make India the third nation to land on Mars after China and US.
About Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan-1)
India’s first interplanetary mission.
Launch – November 05, 2013.
Fourth county to launch to successfully send spacecraft to mars orbit.

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