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All You Need To Know About Rs 10,000 Crore Gaganyaan Project

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has inked agreements with Russia and France for assistance in Gaganyaan.

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2018-12-28T18:01:44+05:30

The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the Gaganyaan project under which a three-member crew will be sent to space for at least seven days, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Followings are the important pointers for Gaganyaan project. 

- Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has inked agreements with Russia and France for assistance in Gaganyaan.

- It plans to deploy the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III).

-The project will cost Rs 10,000 crore.

-ISRO has been working towards a human space flight for close to 15 year.

-The mission will be undertaken by 2022.

-The crew module weighing around 7 tonnes will be launched for this project.

-As per the plan, ISRO plans two unmanned flights testing all the systems in 2020 and 2021,

-The process for selecting astronaut is yet to kick off. It will have to train its astronauts in a foreign centre.

-ISRO will work with the Institute of Aerospace Medicine who will be responsible for selecting astronauts for this mission.


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