The World’s Best Kept Secret… India’s Gaganyaan Human Spaceflight Program

Updated on January 3, 2023

The purpose of the Gaganyaan program is to demonstrate indigenous Indian capability to undertake human spaceflight missions to LEO. The program is currently approved for two unmanned and one manned missions.

Due to Covid delays, the first crewed flight is currently forecast to occur in 2024.

Program Overview

Program Status as of End of March 2022

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Additional information for the curious

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