Russia will help India in the training of astronauts

Россия поможет Индии в подготовке астронавтов

Russia will help India to prepare astronauts for the first country in history to fly into space on his own ship “Gahagan”, said the company “glavkosmos”.

“Glavkosmos” and the Center for manned space flights, Indian space research organisation ISRO signed an agreement to support the selection, medical examination and space training Indian astronauts,” – said in a statement on Twitter.

In late December, the Indian Cabinet approved funding for the program “Gahagan” 100 billion rupees (about 1.43 billion dollars).

Flight to be held at the end of 2021. Into space will go to three people – two men and a woman.