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Sunday, April 05, 2020



Gaganyaan: Four IAF pilots complete winter survival training at Russia centre

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.

IAF pilots picked for manned space mission start training in Russia

February 12, 2020 9:50 am

The IAF pilots will also be trained in short-term weightlessness mode aboard a special Il-76MDK aircraft, as well as measures for “abnormal landing’’ of their spaceship in various terrain.

Explained: What is Vyommitra’s space job?

January 25, 2020 8:36 am

Before India’s first human spaceflight, a half-humanoid will travel solo to help determine if the trip is safe enough. How ISRO is preparing for the unmanned and manned trips, and where the half-humanoid fits in

Gaganyaan: International collaboration key in manned mission to space

January 24, 2020 6:10 pm

ISRO will provide a bulwark of technologies and systems for the Gaganyaan mission, but there will be key contributions from Russia and France. Russia will help with the selection of astronauts, while France will help with its expertise in space medicine.

Indian space candidates in their 30s picked for multiple space missions, says Russian expert

January 24, 2020 6:10 pm

According to the Russian expert, the task of picking the final Indian candidates was no different from selections in other countries.

Meet Vyommitra, the robot ISRO is sending to space

January 24, 2020 9:44 am

Vyommitra will go to space before astronauts are sent out as part of Gaganyaan, India's maiden human spaceflight mission.

ISRO's manned mission to Moon will happen, but not right now: K Sivan

January 22, 2020 1:28 pm

While talking about Gaganyaan and Chandrayaan-3, ISRO Chief K Sivan said that the Indian space agency will look at the manned moon mission but someday in future not right now.

Mission Gaganyaan: From idli to egg rolls, here's the food that astronauts will get

January 07, 2020 5:30 pm

Mission Gaganyaan from ISRO: The menu for the astronauts includes egg rolls, veg rolls, idli, moong dal halwa and veg pulao. The ministry has also arranged special containers for water and juices.

Indians in space: 12 of 60 IAF test pilots in shortlist, many out due to dental defects

November 16, 2019 7:05 am

Gaganyaan probables undergoing training at Yuri Gagarin cosmonaut centre in Russia’s Star City

Gaganyaan mission: 12 astronauts to visit Russia for training, says ISRO chief

September 27, 2019 4:37 am

The ISRO chief said the first unmanned mission under Gaganyaan will be launched by December 2020.


2020 will be the year of Chandrayaan-3 and Gaganyaan: Everything to know

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.