Nowruz, also spelled as Navroz

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft;{launched in 2016}
~Is a NASA asteroid study & sample-return mission.
~ its mission is to study asteroid 101955 Bennu,a carbonaceous asteroid,& return a sample to Earth by 2023
•Bennu(Asteroid)~>Every 6 years,Bennu’s orbit brings it within 200,000 miles of the Earth,which means it has a high probability of impacting Earth in the late 22nd Century
Vernal Equinox 
~is a solar term with great balance. At the equinox, earth’s two hemispheres are receiving the sun’s rays equally. 
•On the day of the vernal equinox, night and day are often said to be equal in length.
Nowruz, also spelled as Navroz, 
~is the Iranian New Year celebrated by ethnic Iranian people. 
~Navroz is the beginning of the New Year for several communities. It dates back as far as the 6th Century BC, back when the Iranian community were homogeneously Zoroastrians
•Iranian community celebrates Navroz on March 21. March 21 is the first day of the Iranian calendar
Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Astana to Nursultan
~ to honour outgoing leader Nursultan Nazarbayev.
•Mr Nazarbayev served nearly 30 years as leader of the oil-rich nation.


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