News update: Bengaluru gets 'Human Spaceflight Centre'




Source: PTI/IDRW
(https://idrw.org/for-isros-first-manned-mission-bengaluru-gets-human-space-flight-centre/)


  • ISRO unveiled its 'Human Spaceflight Centre' in Bengaluru on Wednesday
  • Gaganyaan is the "highest priority" for ISRO in 2019
  • former ISRO chairman K. Kasturirangan and K. Sivan, current chairman and Secretary, Department of Space inaugurated HSFC at ISRO HQ campus in Bengaluru
  • a full scale model of Gaganyaan spacecraft was also unveiled
  • HSFC's work: end to end mission planning, development of engineering systems, crew selection and training etc.
  • S. Unnikrishnan Nair- Founder Director of HSFC
  • R. Hutton- Project Director of Gaganyaan