Post navigation India is set to launch their first space based observatory on September 2nd which will be used to study the Sun. The mission, known as Aditya-L1, will be India’s first mission to observe the Sun and according to the Indian Space Research Organization, will give a better understanding of the activity of the Sun. Once the satellite is deployed, it is expected to operate for at least 3 years. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey has been indicting on corruption charges after a years-long investigation by the Justice Department. Among the counts are allegations of bribery and fraud. Menendez has denied any wrongdoing, maintaining that his actions were in the best interest of his constituents. The Justice Department has indicated that it intends to continue the investigation. This high-stakes indictment is likely to have far-reaching implications for both the senator and the wider political landscape.