Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Space Science

India Moves To Put Its First Man In Space By 2016 242

Posted by timothy
from the but-he's-gotta-be-way-too-old dept.
An anonymous reader writes with this snippet from the International Business Times: "India plans to launch its first manned space mission in 2016, moving to become the fourth nation to put a man in space. Space scientists and senior officials of the state-run ISRO are preparing a pre-project report to build the infrastructure and facilities for the mission, estimated to cost a $2.76 billion. 'We are planning a human space flight in 2016, with two astronauts who will spend seven days in the Earth's lower orbit,' Radhakrishnan told reporters at ISRO headquarters in Bangalore. In September, India's Chandrayaan-1 satellite discovered water on the moon, boosting India's credibility among established space-faring nations"
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

India Moves To Put Its First Man In Space By 2016

Comments Filter:

The tree of research must from time to time be refreshed with the blood of bean counters. -- Alan Kay

Working...