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There will be no women among the first Indian astronauts

29.08.2019 111 просмотров

However, in the future they will be included in the crews.


The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has decided not to include women in the first national space manned mission. This is reported by TASS with reference to the information of the NDTV channel.
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The first group of Indian cosmonauts will be selected from among the military test pilots, among whom there are no women, according to ISRO. At the same time, the ministry emphasized that the representatives of the fair sex will definitely be included in the composition of future manned missions. About this intention in ISRO repeatedly stated.

Currently, the selection of candidates for space flight has already begun in India. The final list should be formed in a month.

As Big Asia reported, 12 people selected in this way will be sent to Russia, where they will undergo medical tests, according to the results of which only four of the candidates will be admitted to the full flight preparation program.


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