Department of Space

Manned Mission to Space

Posted On: 12 DEC 2018 5:05PM by PIB Delhi

It is proposed to undertake manned mission to space before 75th Anniversary of Indian Independence. The manned mission will be accomplished using ISRO’s launch vehicle GSLV MkIII.

The manned mission will launch Indian astronauts from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota into an approximately 400 Km Low Earth Orbit. The maximum mission planned is of 7 days duration.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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