Astronauts(Search results - 11)
India Untold1, Feb 2020, 10:33 AM IST
The Story Of India's First Woman Astronaut Kalpana Chawla's Childhood
On February 1, 2003, seven NASA astronauts lost their lives after their Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 disintegrated while re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere. One of those killed in that tragic incident was the first Indian woman in space – Kalpana Chawla. She was an inspiration to thousands of Indian women. But how many of you know about how Kalpana Chawla’s childhood story and what made her go to space eventually? Let’s find out more in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
Not For Women Only23, Jan 2020, 3:03 PM IST
Meet Vyomamitra, ISRO's 'Lady Robot' To Go To Space In Unmanned Gaganyaan
Even before orbiting astronauts on India's first manned mission to the space, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will send 'Vyomamitra', a 'lady robot', in unmanned Gaganyaan spacecraft. The robot was the centre of attraction at the inaugural session of the "Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Present Challenges and Future Trends" in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Let’s find out more about this woman half-humanoid in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.
India5, Oct 2019, 12:07 PM IST
Varanasi: Durga Puja pandal with a ‘Chandrayaan-2’ touch
A Durga Puja pandal in Orderly Bazar of Varanasi is all set to mesmerise the visitors with its ‘Chandrayaan-2’ theme. The pandal, which is around 100-feet in height, was made in two months.
India6, Sep 2019, 8:53 PM IST
After Chandrayaan-2, India set for Mission Gaganyaan; Indian Air Force says level-1 selection of astronauts completed
As the world is watching Chandrayaan-2, reports claim that the Indian Air Force has selected level-1 candidates for Mission Gaganyaan. Out of the 10 selected astronauts, two are likely to be selected.
Culture2, Sep 2019, 9:46 AM IST
Lalbaugcha Raja comes to Mumbai in Chandrayaan-2 fervour
This year’s Lalbaugcha Raja is the talk of the town after it is evident that the deity keeps up with the trend. Lalbaugcha Raja makes an entry alongside Chandrayaan-2 and astronauts.
World26, Jul 2019, 8:52 AM IST
Pakistan to send its first astronaut to space in 2022 using China's satellite launch facilities
The selection process for the astronauts for the space mission would start from February 2020, said Fawad Chaudhry, Pakistan Minister for Science and Technology. Pak will use China's satellite launch facilities.
India2, Jul 2019, 2:41 PM IST
Gaganyaan: Russia to train Indian astronauts as ISRO signs deal
India and Russia have signed an agreement in relation to Gaganyaan, India’s pet space mission project. As per the agreement, Russia will train three Indian astronauts for the purpose
World7, May 2019, 4:20 PM IST
First woman to land on moon will be American: Mike Pence
"At President (Donald) Trump's direction, the United States will return to the moon within the next five years, and the first woman and the next man on the moon will be Americans," Pence said, in his address to the Satellite 2019 Conference here
India11, Jan 2019, 2:10 PM IST
Gaganyaan: ISRO wants women to be part of its first manned space mission
ISRO chief K Sivan on Friday, while talking about Gaganyaan, “The inital training for Gaganyaan will be done in India and advanced training maybe in Russia. Women astronauts will be there on the team. That's our aim”