Training for Gaganyaan crew begins in Russia

  India’s first ‘Gaganyaan’ human space flight mission is slated to take off in 2022 and the training for its crew, drawn from among experienced Indian Air Force pilots, has already commenced in Russia, according to S Somnath, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC). Inaugurating the citizen familiarisation programme, participated…

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Working on plans for future moon mission: ISRO chief

  ISRO Chairman K Sivan said on Thursday that a plan is being worked out for a future moon mission after the hard landing of Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander. He said that Chandrayaan-2's orbiter is doing "very well" and all payload operations have begun. Asked if the Indian Space Research Organization…

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