January 04, 2022 4:28 pm
The chairperson also gave some updates. “Chandrayaan-3 design changes incorporating and testing has seen huge progress. The mission could be launched by middle of next year,” he said.
July 26, 2021 2:24 pm
The objective of Gaganyaan is to carry a crew of three to Low Earth Orbit (LEO), perform a set of predefined activities in space, and return them safely to a predefined destination on earth.
February 10, 2021 10:22 pm
It was initially envisaged that the Rs 10,000 crore Gaganyaan mission aims to send a three-member crew to space for five to seven days by 2022 when India completes 75 years of independence.
December 12, 2020 4:28 pm
Chari will become the fourth person of Indian origin to go to outer space. The first Indian to enter space was Rakesh Sharma, when he flew aboard the Soviet rocket Soyuz T-11 in 1984.
October 05, 2020 9:20 am
Established in 1952 as Factory No. 918, Zvezda is a Russian company which primarily designs, develops and produces portable life support systems for aircraft and spacecraft crew.
August 30, 2020 6:06 pm
A senior official of the National Centre for Space Studies (CNES), the space agency of France, said work on the equipment for Mission Alpha is on.
August 16, 2020 9:05 pm
The likely delay in the first unmanned mission was recently conveyed to the Space Commission, the apex policy making body on space related issues. The Space Commission is headed by ISRO Chairman and Department of Space Secretary K Sivan.
August 07, 2020 1:25 am
The training of the four astronauts at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC), which started in February but was put on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic, had resumed in May.
June 11, 2020 5:19 pm
The space agency is expected to launch the Rs 10,000- crore "Gaganyaan" in 2022, the year of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence.
March 13, 2020 6:56 am
The training included survival techniques required in the event of the crew landing in a cold zone and was “successfully overcome by representatives of the Indian Space Research Organisation,” the training centre has reported.
January 02, 2020 7:31 pm
ISRO is working on both the Chandrayaan-3 and Gaganyaan in 2020. However, the launch of Chandrayaan-3 might be pushed back to 2021.