ISRO Opens Human Space Flight Centre

BENGALURU, India (ISRO PR) — Dr. K Kasturirangan, Former Chairman, ISRO in the presence of Dr. K Sivan, Secretary, DOS/Chairman, ISRO, inaugurated Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) today (30th Jan’2019) at ISRO Headquarter campus in Bengaluru. Directors of other ISRO Centres, former Chairman and other dignitaries were also present during this event. A full scale model of GAGANYAAN’s crew module was also unveiled during this event.

HSFC shall be responsible for implementation of GAGANYAAN Project which involves end-to-end mission planning, development of Engineering systems for crew survival in space, crew selection & training and also pursue activities for sustained human space flight missions. HSFC will take support of the existing ISRO Centres to implement , the first development flight of GAGANYAAN under Human Space Flight Programme. Dr. S Unnikrishnan Nair is the founder Director of HSFC and Shri R Hutton is the Project Director of GAGANYAAN project.

  • Robert G. Oler

    good fortune

  • Terry Rawnsley

    Best of luck. Form strong relations with those who have preceded you so that you don’t have to reinvent the space capsule. You have a strong engineering and scientific base and something to offer in the peaceful use of space.

  • Jeff Smith

    Totally cool.

  • duheagle

    Gaganyaan Style!

  • publiusr

    You have cheap shipyards in India–do Sea Dragon!