ISRO’s first Sun mission Gaganyaan’s test flight in 2020: ISRO Chief

Pushing towards a new high, ISRO is planning launch over 10 satellites and will be conducting a number of test flights to space, and a super important interplanetary mission to the Sun as well.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: December 23, 2019 17:47 IST
ISRO’s first Sun mission Gaganyaan’s test flight in 2020: ISRO Chief

ISRO Chairman K Sivan said the launch of India's first solar mission Aditya L1 is targeted by mid-2020. He further stated that ISRO targeting a test flight under India's first human space mission Gaganyaan and over 10 satellite missions next year. ISRO could also test out its reusable launch vehicle (RLV) in 2020.

 
Pushing towards a new high, ISRO is planning to launch over 10 satellites and will be conducting a number of test flights to space, and a super important interplanetary mission to the Sun as well.
 
The Corona is usually hidden by the bright light of the Sun's surface. K Sivan stated that a PSLV will use to carry the spacecraft and the work on the satellite is going on currently.
 
This is the first test flight that will follow by a second unmanned one in July 2021 and finally the human spaceflight mission in December 2021. ISRO has planned that they will be sending three Indian astronauts for 5-7 days so as to perform a number of experiments in space.




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