IAF signs MoU with ISRO for crew selection, training for Gaganyaan Programme

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  • Indian Air Force has signed an MoU with ISRO for crew selection and training for the prestigious Gaganyaan Programme. Air Vice Marshal R G K Kapoor handed over the MoU to R Hutton, Project Director of Gaganyaan Programme.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address last year, had announced the launch of Gaganyaan – India’s maiden human spaceflight programme by 2022.
  • This programme will provide a unique micro-gravity platform in space for conducting experiments and test for future technologies.
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