ISRO and ROSCOSMOS have signed a MoU in on ‘Joint Activities in the field of Human Spaceflight Programme’

ISRO and ROSCOSMOS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 5th October 2018 on ‘Joint Activities in the field of Human Spaceflight Programme’.  Specific missions to International Space Station on Soyuz have not been included in the MoU.

Roscosmos

  • The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities commonly known as Roscosmos is a state corporation responsible for the space flight and cosmonautics program for the Russian Federation.

  • The headquarters of Roscosmos are located in Moscow, capital of Russia.
Indian Human Spaceflight Programme
  • The Indian Human Spaceflight Programme was created by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to develop the technology needed to launch crewed orbital spacecraft into low Earth orbit.
  • The first crewed flight is planned with a spacecraft called Gaganyaan for December 2021 on a home-grown GSLV-III rocket.
ISRO and ROSCOSMOS have signed a MoU in on ‘Joint Activities in the field of Human Spaceflight Programme’ ISRO and ROSCOSMOS have signed a MoU in on ‘Joint Activities in the field of Human Spaceflight Programme’ Reviewed by The Hindu Current Affairs on December 13, 2018 Rating: 5

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