Tag: Gaganyaan

Chandrayaan-3 Launch Rescheduled For 2022: ISRO
Chandrayaan-3 Launch Rescheduled For 2022: ISRO

New Delhi: Chandrayaan-3, India’s third mission to Moon, is likely to be launched in 2022, ISRO chief K Sivan has said. The COVID-19 lockdown has hit several projects of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) including Chandrayaan-3, which was scheduled to be launched in late 2020, and Gaganyaan, the country’s first manned space mission. Unlike […]

India Plans To Have Sustained Human Presence In Space
India Plans To Have Sustained Human Presence In Space

Bengaluru: India plans to have a sustained human presence in space and is coming out with a policy framework and a long-term roadmap. The Department of Space (DoS) has envisaged a national effort to meet the goal of successful demonstration of human spaceflight capability and to achieve the vision of sustained human presence in space. […]

ISRO Chalks Out Decadal Plan Including Development Of Reusable Rockets, Satellite Constellation For Broadband
ISRO Chalks Out Decadal Plan Including Development Of Reusable Rockets, Satellite Constellation For Broadband

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has chalked out its decadal plan which includes development of a heavy lift rocket, reusable satellite launch vehicle, semi-cryogenic engine, and others, said a top official. In the short term, the space agency has to realise the first developmental flight of the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) operational […]

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First Trial Flight Of Gaganyaan May Face Some Delay Due To Lockdown

Bengaluru: India’s first unmanned mission slated this year as part of its ambitious human space flight venture “Gaganyaan” may face some delay with preparations adversely impacted due to the COVID-19-induced lockdown, according to ISRO officials. Bengaluru-headquartered ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) had earlier said it has planned two trial flights without crew ahead of Gaganyaan […]

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Private Sector Will Be Allowed To Use ISRO Facilities For Capacity Building

New Delhi: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has said, private sector will be allowed to use Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO facilities and other relevant assets to improve their capacities. Briefing about country’s achievement in the field of Space Technology during the first year of the second term of the Narendra Modi Government, the Minister […]

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Gaganyaan Will Facilitate Space Tourism: Ex-ISRO Chief

Thiruvananthapuram: Gaganyaan, the country’s planned mission to take humans to space, will open huge commercial opportunities in the space sector, said former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair. Nair while speaking at the space programme, supported by the Kerala government, here said once that capability is achieved by putting three astronauts into space using ISRO’s GSLV […]

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As Part Of Gaganyaan, First Unmanned Mission This December: ISRO

Bengaluru: Ahead of the launch of India’s maiden human spaceflight venture ‘Gaganyaan’ in December 2021, the Indian Space Research Organisation will undertake two unmanned missions in December 2020 and June 2021, ISRO chairman K Sivan said on Wednesday. Addressing the inaugural session of a symposium on “Human Spaceflight and Exploration – Present Challenges and Future Trends,” […]

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Chandrayaan-3 Launch In 2021, Four From IAF Chosen For Gaganyaan: ISRO

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday announced that the launch of country’s third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3 may happen next year and said four from the Indian Air Force have been selected for the ambitious Gaganyaan programme, whose astronaut training would commence soon in Russia. The announcement comes a day after Union Minister Jitendra Singh […]

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Odisha Resident Shortlisted For ISRO's Gaganyaan Project

Bolangir: In what could be considered as a matter of pride and honour for Odisha, a Bolangir resident working with Indian Air Force has been shortlisted for the much awaited Gaganyaan project of ISRO. As per reports, Wing Commander Nikhil Rath, has been included in the preliminary list of astronauts to undertake training for ISRO’s […]

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IAF completes first level of astronaut selection for Gaganyaan

Bengaluru: The first level of selection of Indian astronauts for Mission Gaganyaan has been completed at the Institute of Aerospace Medicine here, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Friday. Gaganyaan is India’s maiden human spaceflight programme. The selected pilots had to pass through extensive physical exercise tests, lab investigations, clinical tests, radiological tests and […]