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India: Modi announces the launch of an inhabited mission in space in 2022

In his speech to the nation, the prime minister said he wanted to make India the fourth country to carry out such a mission, after Russia, China and the United States.



The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

"India will send a man or a woman into space in 2022, and before that if possible," Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday (August 15th) in a river speech at the Red Fort in New Delhi. on the occasion of National Independence Day.


The conservative prime minister said his country would be the fourth - after Russia, the United States and China - to achieve this scientific and technological feat alone.


The mission will take the name of "Gaganyaan" and should culminate in the 75th anniversary of Indian independence from British colonization - astronauts on board will be required to bring with them the Indian tricolor, said Modi during his speech.

A mission on the Moon as early as 2019
India has considerably increased its investment in its space program, which began in the 1960s, over the last decade.

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced last week that it plans to send an unmanned mission to the moon in January 2019.

The Indian space program has attracted worldwide attention by successfully placing a probe in orbit around Mars in 2014 that is still operational. In February 2017, ISRO entered the annals of the sector by successfully putting into orbit 104 satellites with one rocket, a record.



source: le monde


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