The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has finally entrusted the responsibility of the Indian Air Force to the elections and training of 10 crew members of India's first manned space mission Gaganayan. The ISRO Chairman's interaction with our associate newspaper Times of India Sivan said, "We have fixed all the norms and requirements related to crew selection and training and it has been handed over to the Indian Air Force . The first two phases of the training will be in the Indian Air Force Institute of Aerospace Medicine (Bengaluru) and after that the final phase will be training abroad.
In response to this question, Sivan said, "We want to train 10 candidates for the Air Force's Gaganaya Mission." We will choose 3 of them for our first manned space mission. ' On the question of the crew training abroad, the chairman said that there are 2-3 countries like Russia, France in his mind but no final decision has been taken on this.
The Institute of Aerospace Medicine (IAM) associated with Armed Forces Medical Services is the only Institute of India and South-East Asia who is doing research in the field of Aerospace Medicine. It researches on aerospace medicines and trains pilots. The name of this institute was first Aviation Medicines and it gave medical support to India-Soviet Russia's space programs in the 1980s. According to an agency report, General Bipin Puri, Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services has said that the infrastructure present in IAM is modern and for this reason, ISRO wants to train Crew members for the Gaganaya mission.
Let us know that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced in his address last year on the Independence Day celebration that India will try to send an astronaut (space) through Gaganan to 2022 (in space). On the successful completion of this campaign, India will become the fourth nation to achieve this achievement. The planning of the Gaganan team's first unmanned mission is for December 2020, while the first man in space will be sent by December 2021. ISRO plans to send 3 space travelers to Earth orbit for 7 days. 10,000 crores will be spent on this mission and in 2022 it will be used.