New Delhi: ISRO has again started the Gaganyan project. If the project is successful, they will send astronauts into space for the first time. Shivan has hinted to ISRO chairman that the spacecraft could be implemented in August 2022. However, due to the corona may change a little during this period.
To mark the 75th anniversary of the country’s independence, the space mission plans to send three astronauts into space in 2022. They will spend 5-6 days in space. For this, 4 members of the Indian Air Force have been selected and their training is in full swing. Hindustan Aeronautical Limited and DRDO are assisting ISRO with technical assistance. The DRDO is taking care of food, crew health and other matters such as spaceflight.
Other international space agencies are also helping with the spacecraft project. Russia is training 3 air force personnel selected in the spacecraft, in addition to providing space suits. France is providing space medical technology, NASA is also involved in this mission. According to the ISRO chairman, India has signed 250 space assistance documents with 59 countries. This will further enhance India’s space capabilities, as well as help other countries interested in going into space.
On the 14th of this month, Shivan was awarded the Alan de Email Memorial Award by the International Astronomical Federation or IAF. This important award is given annually in the field of space science, space technology, space medicine or law related to space.