Gaganyaan Mission has been a major turning point for ISRO: Chairperson K Sivan

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Bengaluru, Jan 11 (ANI): The Gaganyaan Mission has been a major turning point for Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), informed K Sivan, chairperson, ISRO on Friday. K Sivan said, “In 2019, ISRO started with a big bang with the approval of Gaganyaan Mission. Gaganyaan is mainly to put 3 astronauts in space for 7 days; this is the target. This is a major turning point for ISRO.” Gaganyaan is an Indian crewed orbital spacecraft intended to be the basis of the Indian Human Spaceflight Programme. The spacecraft is being designed to carry three people, and a planned upgraded version will be equipped with rendezvous and docking capability.

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