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Isro’s Gaganyaan missions set to resume next year

A module developed under the Samudrayaan mission of the Ministry of Earth Sciences was submerged to 600 metres depth off the Chennai coast in October end.
An unmanned module will first be tested at the depth of over 5,000 metres before humans are sent in it.(PTI File Photo)
An unmanned module will first be tested at the depth of over 5,000 metres before humans are sent in it.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2021 04:37 AM IST
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ByAnonna Dutt, New Delhi

Isro scientists scramble to meet Gaganyaan deadline

The Gaganyaan mission — India’s first manned space flight — aims to carry three crew members to an orbit about 400km above the earth for five to seven days, and get them back safely.
The space agency has completed testing two of the three stages of the human-rated launch vehicle(File Photo)
The space agency has completed testing two of the three stages of the human-rated launch vehicle(File Photo)
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 04:41 AM IST
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ByAnonna Dutt, New Delhi

Isro trends on Twitter as space agency tests engine for Gaganyaan mission

People are sharing all sorts of tweets using #isro to congratulate the space agency on successfully conducting test of Vikas Engine for Gaganyaan.
Isro shared the image after successfully conducting test of Vikas Engine for Gaganyaan.(Twitter/isro)
Isro shared the image after successfully conducting test of Vikas Engine for Gaganyaan.(Twitter/isro)
Published on Jul 15, 2021 02:03 PM IST
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ISRO successfully tests engine for its manned Gaganyaan mission

The space agency test-fired the Vikas engine used in the second stage of the rocket for 240 seconds, the full duration it will operate during an actual mission.
ISRO successfully conducted the hot test of the liquid propellant Vikas Engine for the core L110 liquid stage of the human-rated GSLV MkIII vehicle, as part of engine qualification requirements for the Gaganyaan programme. (ANI Photo)
ISRO successfully conducted the hot test of the liquid propellant Vikas Engine for the core L110 liquid stage of the human-rated GSLV MkIII vehicle, as part of engine qualification requirements for the Gaganyaan programme. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jul 15, 2021 03:19 AM IST
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ByAnonna Dutt, New Delhi

ISRO to launch data relay satellite to track Gaganyaan

Last month, ISRO Chairperson K Sivan had said the space agency was also in talks with the Australian counterpart to have a ground station at the Coco islands for the Gaganyaan mission.
India plans to complete Gaganyaan, the country’s first manned space mission, in the next four years in sync with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statements in his Independence Day speech.(PTI File Photo)
India plans to complete Gaganyaan, the country’s first manned space mission, in the next four years in sync with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statements in his Independence Day speech.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Apr 25, 2021 03:00 PM IST
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Gaganyaan: Astronauts set to finish training in Russia this month, says minister

India's first human space flight, 'Gaganyaan', will be preceded by an unmanned flight by 2021, followed by another flight carrying "Vyom Mitra".
India’s first manned mission to space -- Gaganyaan -- is scheduled sometime before or on the eve of the 75th anniversary of India's independence. (Representational Image)
India’s first manned mission to space -- Gaganyaan -- is scheduled sometime before or on the eve of the 75th anniversary of India's independence. (Representational Image)
Published on Mar 18, 2021 09:37 PM IST
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India’s human space flight mission ‘Gaganyaan’ to be delayed by a year due to Covid-19

The pandemic has also delayed other big-ticket missions that ISRO had planned for the year, including India’s first solar mission – Aditya L1 – scheduled for mid-2020
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan.(File photo)
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan.(File photo)
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 02:07 PM IST
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Gaganyaan likely to be delayed by 1 year due to Covid-19, says ISRO

Gaganyaan is India’s first human space flight mission it. Two unmanned missions were slated for launch in December 2020 and July 2021, followed by Gaganyaan in December 2021.
Sriharikota: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49) carrying all weather Earth Imaging Satellite EOS-01 and nine other foreign satellites launches from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI07-11-2020_000143A)
Sriharikota: Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49) carrying all weather Earth Imaging Satellite EOS-01 and nine other foreign satellites launches from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI07-11-2020_000143A)
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 01:10 PM IST
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India, France in talks for Mission Alpha-like equipment for Gaganyaan astronauts

India and France share a robust collaboration in the area of space. Space agencies of the two countries are also collaborating on nearly Rs 10,000 crore Gaganyaan mission that aims to send three Indians to space by 2022.
Four short-listed Indian Air Force pilots and prospective astronauts for the Gagangyaan mission are currently undergoing training in Russia.(PTI/ Representative Image)
Four short-listed Indian Air Force pilots and prospective astronauts for the Gagangyaan mission are currently undergoing training in Russia.(PTI/ Representative Image)
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 05:44 PM IST
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Gaganyaan: Unmanned space mission planned for Dec 2020 likely to be delayed

It was part of the two unmanned missions to be undertaken by the Indian Space Research Organisation ahead of the planned launch of India’s maiden human spaceflight under ‘Gaganyaan’ in December 2021.
The Space Commission is headed by ISRO Chairman and Department of Space Secretary K Sivan.(PTI file photo for representation)
The Space Commission is headed by ISRO Chairman and Department of Space Secretary K Sivan.(PTI file photo for representation)
Updated on Aug 17, 2020 09:56 AM IST
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Gaganyaan: Astronauts-elect complete training on abnormal descent module landing in Russia

Four Indian Air Force fighter pilots are currently under training in Moscow and are likely to be potential candidates for Gaganyaan, initially planned around 2022.
(PTI file photo for representation)
(PTI file photo for representation)
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 10:15 AM IST
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First trial flight of Gaganyaan may face some delay due to lockdown: ISRO

Bengaluru-headquartered ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) had earlier said it has planned two trial flights without crew ahead of Gaganyaan -- the first one around December 2020 and the second around July 2021.
Four Indian Air Force fighter pilots -- potential candidates for the Gaganyaan project -- are currently under training in Moscow.(AFP)
Four Indian Air Force fighter pilots -- potential candidates for the Gaganyaan project -- are currently under training in Moscow.(AFP)
Published on Jun 11, 2020 01:58 PM IST
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‘Must have felt pain living in camps for 23 years’: PM mentions historic Bru agreement in Mann ki Baat

A quadripartite agreement was signed in New Delhi on January 16 between Tripura, Mizoram, the Centre, and Bru NGOs ending the 23-year old refugee crisis.
Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at restored 'Old Currency Building' during inauguration of 'Ghare-Baire'- an exhibition of art, in Kolkata, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)(PTI1_11_2020_000171B)(PTI)
Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at restored 'Old Currency Building' during inauguration of 'Ghare-Baire'- an exhibition of art, in Kolkata, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)(PTI1_11_2020_000171B)(PTI)
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 07:04 PM IST
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Isro unveils humanoid that will take Gaganyaan flight

Isro chairperson K Sivan told HT that the humanoid Vyommitra would also be able to record biological parameters.
Isro's half humanoid 'Vyommitra' which is to be placed in the first unmanned mission under Gaganyaan, displayed in Bengaluru on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Isro's half humanoid 'Vyommitra' which is to be placed in the first unmanned mission under Gaganyaan, displayed in Bengaluru on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jan 23, 2020 06:54 AM IST
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ISRO to send lady robot ‘Vyomamitra’ in unmanned Gaganyaan spacecraft ahead of human spaceflight

The robot, called Vyomamitra, was the centre of attraction at the inaugural session of the “Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Present Challenges and Future Trends”. India’s maiden human spaceflight venture ‘Gaganyaan’ is scheduled in December 2021.
Vyomamitra, a combination of two Sanskrit words Vyoma (Space) and Mitra (Friend), took everyone by surprise when she introduced herself to the audience gathered there.(ANI/Twitter)
Vyomamitra, a combination of two Sanskrit words Vyoma (Space) and Mitra (Friend), took everyone by surprise when she introduced herself to the audience gathered there.(ANI/Twitter)
Published on Jan 22, 2020 04:08 PM IST
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Will Swiggy deliver Gaganyaan’s menu? Company drops witty reply

A Twitter user asked food delivery company Swiggy that if they will deliver Gaganyaan’s menu.
The conversation between a Twitter user and Swiggy on Gaganyaan’s menu has left people in splits.(Twitter/ANI)
The conversation between a Twitter user and Swiggy on Gaganyaan’s menu has left people in splits.(Twitter/ANI)
Published on Jan 07, 2020 04:11 PM IST
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Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The logo of the Financial Action Task Force (FACTF) is seen during a news conference after a plenary session at the OECD Headquarters in Paris, France.(REUTERS File)
The logo of the Financial Action Task Force (FACTF) is seen during a news conference after a plenary session at the OECD Headquarters in Paris, France.(REUTERS File)
Updated on Jan 07, 2020 12:58 PM IST
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2020 will be the year of Chandrayaan-3 and Gaganyaan: ISRO chief K Sivan

ISRO chief K Sivan also listed the space agency’s achievements in 2019 and what it plans to do this year.
ISRO chief K Sivan addressing a press conference on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
ISRO chief K Sivan addressing a press conference on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 15, 2020 02:14 AM IST
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73rd Independence Day | From Gaganyaan to Kashmir: Quotes from Independence Day speeches

73rd Independence Day: Here are some quotes from the Independence Day speeches in the last seven years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(HT image)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 12:52 PM IST
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ISRO teams up with Russian company to train Indian astronauts for Gaganyaan

The contract was signed by Glavkosmos’ first Deputy Director General Natalia Lokteva and Director of Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) of ISRO S Unnikrishnan Nair on June 27.
The Indian Space Research Organisation has signed a contract with a Russian company for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts for the country’s proposed maiden manned space mission ‘Gaganyaan’. (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
The Indian Space Research Organisation has signed a contract with a Russian company for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts for the country’s proposed maiden manned space mission ‘Gaganyaan’. (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 11:24 AM IST
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India’s first manned mission to space may have a woman astronaut too

ISRO chief K Sivan said the target for two unmanned missions to space is December 2020 and July 2021, and the target for a manned mission to space is December 2021.
ISRO chief K Sivan said preparations for Gaganyaan Mission are underway and it has been a major turning point for the agency.(PTI/File Photo)
ISRO chief K Sivan said preparations for Gaganyaan Mission are underway and it has been a major turning point for the agency.(PTI/File Photo)
Updated on Jan 11, 2019 03:10 PM IST
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Cost, benefits and spin offs: All you need to know about Mission Gaganyaan

The necessary infrastructure for crew training, realization of flight systems and ground infrastructure will be established to support the Gaganyaan Programme.
The Union Cabinet has approved(AP/ Representative Image)
The Union Cabinet has approved(AP/ Representative Image)
Updated on Dec 28, 2018 05:11 PM IST
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India, France to collaborate on ISRO’s Gaganyaan human space mission

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s mission to send three humans to space by 2020 is significant as it would make India one of the four countries in the world after Russia, US and China to launch a manned space flight.
Fully integrated PSLV-C40 with all the 31 Spacecrafts at First Launch Pad, at Sriharikota.(PTI File Photo)
Fully integrated PSLV-C40 with all the 31 Spacecrafts at First Launch Pad, at Sriharikota.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Sep 06, 2018 03:59 PM IST
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India’s first manned space mission ‘Gaganyaan’ to send 3 persons

India’s first manned space flight - Gaganyaan - is expected to send three persons into the space for seven days and the spacecraft will be placed in a low earth orbit of 300-400 km.
Fully integrated PSLV-C40 with all the 31 Spacecrafts at First Launch Pad, at Sriharikota.(PTI File Photo)
Fully integrated PSLV-C40 with all the 31 Spacecrafts at First Launch Pad, at Sriharikota.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Aug 28, 2018 11:06 PM IST
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