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196.
Which country's Samantha Cristoforetti became the first European woman to command the International Space Station?
Spain
USA
Japan
Italy
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Italy's Samantha Cristoforetti became the first European woman to command the International Space Station

197.
ISRO collaborated with which company to launch India's first HTS?
Aletheia Technologies Pvt. Ltd
Echo Star Corporation
Hughes Communications India Ltd.
One Web Telecommunications
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Hughes Communications India (HCI) in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) officially launched India's first high throughput satellite (HTS) broadband internet service.

198.
Which private space start-up has secured its first patent for the design and manufacturing of its 3D-printed rocket engine?
Blue Origin
OneSpace
Agnikul Cosmos
SpaceX
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Agnikul Cosmos, one of India's private space startups, has secured its first patent for the design and manufacturing of its 3D-printed rocket engine.

199.
Who has developed India's first nasal vaccine against COVID-19 that received DCGI approval?
Bharat Biotech
Bharat Pharma
GENoMiX
Serum Institute of India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bharat Biotech got the emergency use authorization from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for the intranasal COVID-19 vaccine.

200.
The New Naval Ensign features the national emblem inside which shape?
Orange Hexagon
Blue Octagon
White Octagon
Green Hexagon
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Flag is placed on the top left of the flag, while a blue octagonal shape that encompasses the national emblem sits atop an anchor on the right, which depicts steadfastness.