ISRO carries out feasibility study on manned space mission

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has carried out detailed study on the feasibility of undertaking indigenous manned space mission to low earth orbit in about eight to 10 years time frame, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Towards this objective, studies covering various aspects of design and development of manned capsule, man rating of launch vehicle, safety and reliability, crew training, critical long term facilities etc., were presented to a gathering of prominent scientists and technologists, Minister of State in PMO Prithviraj Chavan said in a written reply.

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