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TechnologyIndia to send three-person crew on landmark space mission

15:05  28 december  2018
15:05  28 december  2018 Source:   msn.com

India plans manned space mission by December 2021

India plans manned space mission by December 2021 India will send its first manned mission into space by December 2021, the head of the country's space agency said on Friday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The three-person mission would make the Asian giant the fourth country after Russia, the United States and China to put people in space.

The mission will aim to send a three - person crew to space for a period of seven days. The spacecraft will be placed in a low earth orbit of 300-400 km. To accelerate the programme, ISRO may consider seeking collaborations with space agencies from friendly countries and advanced space

India ’s first manned space flight — Gaganyaan — will send three humans into space for five to seven days and the spacecraft will be placed in a low earth Given that the mission is for a tight schedule of 40 months, Sivan said the mission ’s crew will be trained in India and abroad, the details of which are

India to send three-person crew on landmark space mission© Provided by AFP India will send a three-member team into space for up to a week when it launches its first manned mission expected in 2022, the government announced

India will send a three-member team into space for up to a week when it launches its first manned mission expected in 2022, the government announced Friday.

Indian ministers approved a budget of $1.4 billion to provide technology and infrastructure for the programme, according to a government statement.

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The mission will aim to send a three - person crew to space for a period of seven days. The spacecraft will be placed in a low earth orbit of "The mission will make India the fourth nation in the world to launch a Human Spaceflight Mission ," Singh said. To accelerate the programme, ISRO may

India 's Gaganyaan Mission aims to send 3 - person crew to space for 5-7 days says ISRO Chairman

It said the cabinet had approved financing to launch an Indian-developed craft in a "low earth orbit for a mission duration ranging from one orbital period to a maximum of seven days."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in August that India will launch a manned space flight by 2022 with at least one astronaut.

India plans to undertake two unmanned and one manned flights as part of its Gaganyaan (Sky-Vehicle) Programme, the statement said.

The country has invested heavily in its space programme in the past decade, stepping up its rivalry with China.

The Indian Space Research Organisation also announced in July that it planned to send an unmanned mission to the moon in 2019.

India launched an orbiter to Mars in 2013 which is still operational and last year launched a record 104 satellites in one blast-off.

New Delhi is competing with other international players for a greater share of the satellite market, and is known for its low-cost space programme.

3 astronauts blast off to International Space Station.
Three astronauts have blasted off to the International Space Station, a successful launch that follows October's aborted mission. NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Oleg Kononenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos lifted off as scheduled at 5:31 p.m. (1131 GMT; 6:31 a.m. EST) Monday from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. A Soyuz-FG rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos' Alexei Ovchinin failed two minutes into its flight on Oct. 11, activating an automatic rescue system that sent their capsule into a steep ride back to Earth.

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