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ISRO targets Gaganyaan launch before Independence day, Chandrayaan 3 by mid-2023

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.

First uncrewed mission of Gaganyaan programme not possible in Dec: ISRO

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.

Gaganyaan: Second unmanned mission planned in 2022-23 followed by human spaceflight, says govt

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.

Before NASA's Raja Chari, the astronauts who took India into space

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.

Explained: Zvezda, the Russian firm making suits for India’s Gaganyaan astronauts

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.

India, France in discussion for Mission Alpha-like equipment for Gaganyaan astronauts

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.

Gaganyaan: Unmanned space mission planned for December 2020 likely to be delayed

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.

Gaganyaan: Indian astronauts’ training on track, says Russia space agency

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.

First trial flight of Gaganyaan may face some delay due to lockdown

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.

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.


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.