New Delhi, 19 October (Hindustan Reporter). After Mission Chandrayaan, Aditya L-1, now the countdown has started for Mission Gaganyaan. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) informed on Thursday that the unmanned flight testing TV-D1 for Gaganyaan human space flight mission will start at 7.30 am on Saturday. People will be able to watch the live telecast of this test on ISRO’s website.
Earlier on October 17, ISRO said in a post on social media platform ‘X’, “Mission Gaganyaan: TV-D1 test flight is scheduled for October 21, 2023 from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota. With this mission, the system that will bring the astronauts inside safely to Earth in case of any malfunction in the rocket is going to be tested. The TV-D1 test flight will be followed by three more test vehicle missions under the Gaganyaan programme.
It is noteworthy that under the Gaganyaan Mission, it is envisaged to successfully launch a human crew into a 400 kilometer orbit around the Earth, land it on the Indian sea surface, assess the spacecraft’s ability to return safely to Earth and demonstrate human space flight capability. Has been done.
what is its purpose
The purpose of the flight test vehicle (TV-D1) is to test the crew module, which will carry Indian astronauts during manned space flight late next year. The TV-D1 test flight involves launching an unmanned crew module into outer space, returning it to Earth and landing safely in the Bay of Bengal.
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