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Shaliza anyway is only potential female Vyomanaut.
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Shaliza Dhami (Age 35-40)
Flight Commander + Flying instructor (Fighters as well as helicopters)
17 years of experience

So whenever India has to send a woman in space for first time, Indian Air Force will have her name in mind first. @ketaki

If she is retired from pilot duties before 45 years of age, likely likely it will be her.
 

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Gaganyaan: 4 astronaut-elects return from Russia; India training to begin

The four Indian astronaut-elects have successfully completed their training in Russia and have arrived in Bengaluru recently. Having familiarised themselves with basic astronaut training the four IAF test pilots, now employees of Isro, will soon start with the mission-specific training that will happen in multiple Indian cities.
Dmitry Loskutov, director general, Glavkosmos, the organisation with whom Isro has a contract for astronaut training had told TOI in March: “...Indian astronauts didn’t need any special final exam given that they had passed all the tests and exams in the process of their preparation, he had said that the Russian module was set to complete no later than the end of March and that Isro will determine when they are supposed to return to India."
Isro chairman K Sivan, confirming their return, said: “They are in Bengaluru and will soon start on the mission-specific training that will happen in different parts of the country. For instance, the Gaganyaan module-specific training — different conditions and reactions they need — will all happen in Bengaluru, while buoyancy and water survival tests and training will happen at NIOT (National Institute of Ocean Technology) in Chennai. We’ve roped in IAF, army and navy too.”
Some of the centrifuge tests will happen at the Institute of Aerospace Medicine (IAM) while physical and some simulator training will happen at the Isro Satellite Integration and Testing Establishment (ISITE), both in Bengaluru.
“The Indian module will be a prolonged training, not just for one or two months. The training with the crew module will be very very crucial. At the moment only engineers understand these systems and astronauts need to understand that. It is not like student-learning, they need to become experts,” Sivan added.
Training in Russia was generic and their Gaganyaan-specific training — medical training, psychological training, advanced training, and flight simulation training — will happen now. While the medical training will be a continuous process up to the time of launch, the psychological training will help manage stress in zero-gravity environments, work fatigue, etc.
The advanced training will involve familiarisation of systems, including launch vehicles. This will mostly be theory that will help astronaut-elects understand various systems that will launch them into space and bring them back safely.
After this, they will start the most important part of their training — flight simulation. Here, they will be taught how to use safety instruments, intervene manually to operate flight systems in case something goes wrong, how to take photographs of Earth and so on.
While they also underwent some survival training in Russia, they will need to be trained on the same in Indian conditions.
Further, Isro will be building or procuring new simulators that will provide advanced training to the astronaut-elects in Bengaluru. The crew and service simulators will be developed by Isro with the help of industries, which will allow astronauts to train on using onboard survival kits, operation of various systems such as orbital monitoring, Sivan said, adding that apart from all this, astronauts will have a regular schedule of aircraft flying to keep them active.
 

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On the first launch of the Gaganyaan unmanned flight in December this year, Sivan said green fuel will be used for the first time in the orbital module. However, switching rocket propulsion to green fuel in PSLV and GSLV will take some time, he said.
 

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Operations hit, but Isro still hopes for December launch
“It will be premature to say anything now. We are looking at launching the uncrewed mission by December this year. If industries can turn around and deliver the systems and parts we need, it will be possible. Our partners have done this in the past, but we can only review the situation later,” Sivan added.
As reported by TOI earlier, the space agency in April had decided that it may even go ahead with the uncrewed mission without the indigenous data relay satellite and some aspects of the human rating of the systems, even as it works to ensure they are ready much ahead of the launch of humans.
Even the Gaganyaan Advisory Council (GAC) that met in the last week of March had advised Isro not to delay the uncrewed mission.
 

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Gaganyaan on track, Isro to take final call on uncrewed launch once Covid lockdown is lifted in Bengaluru
Proposed in 2018, the mission has encountered several delays owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Gaganyaan Mission was proposed in 2019 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Representative Photo/Isro)
The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is on track to launch the uncrewed Gaganyaan mission, which is part of the space agency's ambitious project to send humans to space. The final call on the launch, likely in December, will be taken following assessment of the mission once the lockdown in Bengaluru is lifted, sources told IndiaToday.in.
Proposed in 2018, the mission has encountered several delays owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The Karnataka government had reimposed a lockdown earlier this year to contain the unabated spread of the virus. The lockdown is likely to be lifted by June 15.
"It is going fine, Covid-19 lockdown has had an impact but there is no delay as of now and once it is lifted the teams will meet and assess the situation before taking a final call," the source said.

Designed in three stages, the first two will witness uncrewed launches. (Photo: Isro)
The Gaganyaan mission is a three-stage project which will see two uncrewed module launches before the astronauts, who are undergoing training in Russia, embark on the historic journey. While the first launch is scheduled for December this year, the second uncrewed launch is likely to take place in 2022-23 after which the full-scale crew launch will take place.
In her Budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had said that the first unmanned launch is slated for December 2021.
The Covid-19 pandemic has played its part in delaying several other missions that were likely to be launched in 2021, the most important among them being the Aditya L1, which includes a satellite to study the Sun. Several other projects that are now delayed include three Earth observation satellites and two Small Satellite Launch Vehicles (SSLV).

The mission has encountered several delays over the years. (Photo: Isro)

"A lot of people are involved in the Gaganyaan mission, and we need to assess all core sectors working on the mission when the lockdown is lifted," the source added. The lockdown has led to only a small percentage of work being done due to remote operations.
Apart from the uncrewed module launch, Isro is also planning to launch a data relay satellite that will help maintain contact with the Gagangyaan mission. The Rs 800 crore has been approved and work is going on to launch the satellite that will help the Isro ground control establish contact with Gaganyaan throughout the mission.
The Rs 10,000 crore Gaganyaan Mission was first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2018 and is likely to propel India in direct competition with the US and Russia which has so far dominated human space exploration.
 

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Gaganyaan on track, Isro to take final call on uncrewed launch once Covid lockdown is lifted in Bengaluru
Proposed in 2018, the mission has encountered several delays owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Gaganyaan Mission was proposed in 2019 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Representative Photo/Isro)


Designed in three stages, the first two will witness uncrewed launches. (Photo: Isro)


The mission has encountered several delays over the years. (Photo: Isro)
I don't think 1st unmanned flight will happen this year. They haven't completed the parachute drop test, 2nd pad abort test, inflight abort test, HS200 , L110 & C25 static tests yet. The launch won't happen untill mid 2022 atleast & Chandrayaan-3 may be slipped to 2023
 

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I don't think 1st unmanned flight will happen this year. They haven't completed the parachute drop test, 2nd pad abort test, inflight abort test, HS200 , L110 & C25 static tests yet. The launch won't happen untill mid 2022 atleast & Chandrayaan-3 may be slipped to 2023
parachute drop test , inflight abort test and HS200,L110,C25 tests are mandatory for the 1st unmanned flight
 

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people who think that ISRO is going to do comparable things to NASA, CNSA and ROSCOSMOS are stupid...

it will never reach the level of tech. edge and number of launches of those systems

so just be happy with handful of satellite launches in every 2-3 years and "prestigious" token missions like Chandrayaans, Mangalyaans and Gaganyaans every 5 years...

keep your expectations low so that you will be always happy with ISRO, DRDO and HAL etc.

never forget, mediocre nation cannot produce world leading institutes...all the institutes will be mediocre only

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I've quoted that from 1994, 2001 and 2006. No more bullshit on this thread. This sub-forum has plenty of threads over technical details too. Since I didn't receive any technical querry but strictly personal opinions, I wasn't having a technical answer for that either.

You may showcase your talent of mindlessly baiting like a 25 years old journalist on other threads too. This one gonna be cleaned up.
With an attitude like yours ofcourse no point on debating with you! It is BS!
Ya keep on with it. I can no longer argue with you.
You are going aggressive over each person's posts here line by line and using same old arguments.

Good luck to DFI with mods like you!
 

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With an attitude like yours ofcourse no point on debating with you! It is BS!
Ya keep on with it. I can no longer argue with you.
You are going aggressive over each person's posts here line by line and using same old arguments.

Good luck to DFI with mods like you!
Pick up relevant thread and come with a point. Learn to limit the debate where it was than adding topic after topic. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straw_man
 

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Old debate might be restored if anybody wants but will remain in ISRO thread than being on IHSP thread.

Regards
 

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people who think that ISRO is going to do comparable things to NASA, CNSA and ROSCOSMOS are stupid...

it will never reach the level of tech. edge and number of launches of those systems

so just be happy with handful of satellite launches in every 2-3 years and "prestigious" token missions like Chandrayaans, Mangalyaans and Gaganyaans every 5 years...

keep your expectations low so that you will be always happy with ISRO, DRDO and HAL etc.

never forget, mediocre nation cannot produce world leading institutes...all the institutes will be mediocre only

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