Thursday, August 16, 2018

Manned Space Mission India - ISRO - 2022 - Current Affairs

Current Affairs - News Clippings - 15th August 2018

Key Points :
  • Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi announced Indian Astronaut would go in to Space by 2022.
  • Time line fixed to ISRO.
  • 2004 August : ISRO Policy Planning Committee recommends "Manned Space Mission"
  • 2006 November : National Committee with 80 scientist / techno specialist endorsed MSM Propsal.
  • 2007 September : Public announcement given about MSM
  • 2009 Feb-Mar : Another Committee discussed desirability and feasibility (members : Montek Singh Ahluwala, R. Chidamabaram, Roddam Narasimha, MGK Menon, Yash Pal, MS Swaminathan, K. Radhakrishnan)
  • 2018 July : First successful flight of the crew escape system.
  • 2018 August : PM announced the time line target for MSM project.






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