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106.
To which country does the DS-SAR satellite, carried by PSLV-C56, belong?
Japan
Singapore
Israel
Pakistan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
ISRO had announced the launch of PSLV-C56, carrying Singapore's DS-SAR satellite along with six co-passengers. The DS-SAR satellite was developed under a partnership between DSTA (representing the Government of Singapore) and ST Engineering.

107.
Phosphine has recently been discovered in the atmosphere of which planet?
Venus
Mercury
Neptune
Mars
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Scientists have discovered phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus, indicating the possibility of extraterrestrial life on the planet. The gas, typically released by living organisms, has been found at a depth deeper than previously observed.

108.
What is the name of the closest star-forming region to Earth, which was released by NASA to celebrate an important James Webb Space Telescope anniversary?
Serpens Cloud
Taurus Molecular Cloud 1
Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex
Orion molecular cloud complex
Answer: Option
Explanation:
NASA released an image of the Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex to celebrate an important James Webb Space Telescope anniversary. The cloud complex is the closest star-forming region to Earth.

109.
What is the name of the first commercial spaceflight mission of Virgin Galactic Holding Inc.?
Apollo
Galactic 01
Artemis 03
Sove 01
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Virgin Galactic Holding Inc. has successfully completed its first commercial spaceflight mission named Galactic 01.

110.
Between which two space agencies is the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing collaboration?
NASA and ISRO
NASA and ESA
NASA and Boeing
Boeing and ISRO
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The collaboration between NASA and ISRO aims to revolutionize the aviation industry by developing an eco-friendly Boeing plane. The innovative wing design, known as the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing, holds the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions in single-aisle passenger aircraft.