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PM Modi Announces India’s Own Space Station by 2035

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his address at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram, declared India’s plan to establish its own space station by 2035. This initiative aims to facilitate advanced exploration of the universe.

Lunar Exploration Goals

PM Modi also outlined India’s aspirations for lunar exploration, stating that the country’s own astronaut will touch down on the moon’s surface utilizing indigenous spacecraft technology. This mission marks a significant milestone in India’s space exploration journey.

Progress Review of Gaganyaan Mission

During his visit to Kerala, PM Modi reviewed the progress of the Gaganyaan mission, India’s maiden manned mission to the moon. He emphasized the extensive preparations underway across various ISRO centers for this historic endeavor.

Gaganyaan Mission Objectives

The Gaganyaan project is designed to demonstrate India’s human spaceflight capabilities by launching a crew of three members into a 400 km orbit for a three-day mission. The mission’s success will culminate in the safe return of the crew to Earth, with a planned landing in the Indian sea waters.

Empowering Astronaut Designates

PM Modi hailed the astronauts designated for the Gaganyaan mission as ‘Shaktiyaan,’ emphasizing their significance in India’s space exploration narrative. He reiterated India’s commitment to nurturing indigenous talent and fostering technological advancements in space exploration.

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