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Russia begins manufacturing house fits for Gaganyaan astronauts

Russian analysis and improvement Enterprise ‘Zvezda’ has began manufacturing house fits for the Indian astronauts, who’re prone to be a part of India’s first manned house mission ‘Gaganyaan’, a Russian organisation stated on Monday. Four astronauts shortlisted for Gaganyaan, India’s first manned house mission, resumed their coaching in Russia in May after it was placed on maintain attributable to COVID-19 scare.

“Research, Development and Production Enterprise Zvezda, a subsidiary of Russian space organisation Roscosmos, has started manufacturing personal flight equipment for the Indian cosmonauts undergoing training in Russia,” stated Glavkosmos on Monday.

“On September 3, Indian cosmonauts who have been training for spaceflight in Russia under the contract of Glavkosmos visited Zvezda, where their anthropometric parameters were measured for the subsequent production of spacesuits. The contract also provides for the production of individual seats and custom-made couch liners,” stated Glavkosmos CEO Dmitry Loskutov.

Glavkosmos is a subsidiary of Roscosmos with which the Human Spaceflight Center (HSC) of the city-based Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has signed a contract to coach the Indian astronauts.

The contract for the manufacturing and supply of particular person tools kits for Indian astronauts was signed by Glavkosmos and ISRO’s Human Spaceflight Centre (HSC) on March 11. Indian cosmonauts have been coaching in Russia since February 10, 2020.

Earlier in May, Russian house company, Roscosmos in a press release had stated, “Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC) on May 12 resumed training of the Indian cosmonauts under the contract between Glavkosmos, JSC (part of the State Space Corporation Roscosmos) and the Human Spaceflight Center of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).” All 4 Indian cosmonauts have been in good well being.

“GCTC continues to observe anti-epidemic regulations according to which sanitary and hygienic measures are carried out at all the GCTC facilities, social distancing measures are applied and the presence of unauthorized persons is restricted; all employees and cosmonauts must wear medical masks and gloves,” it had added.

Four Indian Air Force fighter pilots are presently below coaching in Moscow and are prone to be potential candidates for the Gaganyaan venture. The Rs 10,000-crore bold venture is predicted to be launched in 2022, the 12 months of the seventy fifth anniversary of India’s Independence.

The contract for the coaching of Indian astronauts between Glavkosmos and the Human Spaceflight Center of ISRO was signed on June 27, 2019, and their coaching in Russia began on February 10, 2020. Since the top of March, as a result of outbreak of COVID-19 an infection, a lockdown was advisable for the Indian cosmonauts which they rigorously noticed, it stated.

Earlier, officers had stated that after the coaching in Russia, the astronauts will obtain module-specific coaching in India, the place they’d be skilled in crew and repair module designed by ISRO, be taught to function it, work round it and do simulations.

Gaganyaan, India’s first manned mission to house, was deliberate round 2022. However, the ISRO has indicated that it might be delayed attributable to COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown induced by it.

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