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Gaganyaan: The astronauts for India's first human space flight mission

Updated On Feb 27, 2024 02:41 PM IST
  • Gaganyaan mission's four astronauts are Captains Prasanth Balakrishnan Nair, Angad Pratap, Ajit Krishnan, and Wing Commander Shubhanshu Shukla.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Kerala, on Tuesday announced the names of the four astronauts  who will be part of India's first human space flight program, Gaganyaan, at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram. The mission is scheduled to be launched in 2024-25. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 27, 2024 02:41 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Kerala, on Tuesday announced the names of the four astronauts  who will be part of India's first human space flight program, Gaganyaan, at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram. The mission is scheduled to be launched in 2024-25. (PTI)

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"India's success in the space sector is sowing the seeds of scientific temperament in the country's young generation," PM Modi said in his address at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"India's success in the space sector is sowing the seeds of scientific temperament in the country's young generation," PM Modi said in his address at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. (PTI)

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"As India is set to become the top-3 economy of the world, at the same time the country's Gaganyaan is also going to take our space sector to a new height," PM Modi added. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"As India is set to become the top-3 economy of the world, at the same time the country's Gaganyaan is also going to take our space sector to a new height," PM Modi added. (PTI)

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PM Modi reviewed the progress of Gaganyaan mission and bestowed 'astronaut wings' to the astronaut-designates at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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PM Modi reviewed the progress of Gaganyaan mission and bestowed 'astronaut wings' to the astronaut-designates at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. (PTI)

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PM Modi said they are four forces that encompass the aspirations of 1.4 billion people of the country. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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PM Modi said they are four forces that encompass the aspirations of 1.4 billion people of the country. (PTI)

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After four decades, an Indian was poised to venture into space, and "this time around, the countdown, the timing, and even the rocket would be ours," PM Modi stated. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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After four decades, an Indian was poised to venture into space, and "this time around, the countdown, the timing, and even the rocket would be ours," PM Modi stated. (PTI)

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PM Modi with Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan, Union Minister V. Muraleedharan and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan during a visit to Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram,(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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PM Modi with Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan, Union Minister V. Muraleedharan and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan during a visit to Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram,(PTI)

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PM Modi further expressed pride and happiness that most components used in the Gaganyaan human flight mission are made in India. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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PM Modi further expressed pride and happiness that most components used in the Gaganyaan human flight mission are made in India. (PTI)

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PM Modi also emphasized the "important role" played by women in the country's space program. He said missions like Chandrayaan and Gaganyaan would not be possible without their contribution and participation. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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PM Modi also emphasized the "important role" played by women in the country's space program. He said missions like Chandrayaan and Gaganyaan would not be possible without their contribution and participation. (PTI)

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PM Modi was at the VSSC to inaugurate three major technical facilities of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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PM Modi was at the VSSC to inaugurate three major technical facilities of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). (PTI)

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The astronauts are undergoing training for the country's maiden human space flight mission, Gaganyaan. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The astronauts are undergoing training for the country's maiden human space flight mission, Gaganyaan. (PTI)

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The Gaganyaan mission is India's first human space flight program for which extensive preparations are underway at various ISRO centres.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Gaganyaan mission is India's first human space flight program for which extensive preparations are underway at various ISRO centres.(PTI)

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