ISRO makes changes to GSLV Mk3 as the agency gears up for Human Spaceflight missions ISRO is working towards performing two unmanned flights of Gaganyaan Mandatory testing and qualifications apart, ISRO would also be launching two satellites that are meant to provide communications support for its human-carrying spacecraft.
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully conducted the third long-duration hot test on the Vikas engine, which will launch the ambitious Gaganyaan programme. Elon Musk, founder of aerospace manufacturing giant SpaceX, commented "congratulations" on ISRO's tweet. His one word tweet also has an Indian flag.
India has signed 250 documents in the field of Space cooperation with 59 countries, said ISRO Chairman Dr. K. Sivan. He added that India’s major cooperation in the space technology field was with Russia, USA, France Japan and Israel, elaborating on the ongoing and future projects. The Chairman of India’s space agency was speaking at the plenary session of the International Austronautical Congress (IAC) 2020.
Russian research and development Enterprise 'Zvezda' has started manufacturing space suits for the Indian astronauts a Russian organisation said on Monday. The Indian astronauts are likely to be part of India's first manned space mission 'Gaganyaan'. Four astronauts shortlisted for Gaganyaan, India's first manned space mission, resumed their training in Russia in May after it was put on hold due to COVID-19 scare.
Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) new space programme is to send human beings to space, this programme will be called Gaganyaan. However, before sending humans into space, ISRO will be sending a humanoid robot named 'Vyom Mitra' by the end of this year. The humanoid will be the first Indian passenger to Space. The ambitious Gaganyaan mission was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day speech in 2018. In this segment of DNA, we bring to you a detailed analysis of the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) new space programme Gaganyaan.