ISRO to launch two unmanned space missions in 2020 and 2021

NEW DELHI: Indian Speace Research Organisation (ISRO) today announced that it will send two unmanned mission to space in December next year and in July 2021.

Speaking to Media in New Delhi, ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan said to boost innovation and creativity and galvanise hightech aerospace industry, ISRO has lined up many plans this year.

He said country's first manned space flight - Gaganyaan - will send three humans into space for seven days by December 2021. Dr Sivan said ISRO's unmanned test missions for Gaganyaan in 2021 will carry humanoids not animals.

Dr Sivan said 32 planned missions including Chandrayaan-2 are in the pipeline. He said Chandrayaan-2 is a complex and challenging mission and it will land near south pole.

 

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