France Promises To Provide Life Support & Medicine For India’s Ambitious Gaganyaan Crew
December 8, 2019
As India prepares to send three humans into space for seven days before 2020, support from France has poured in for the ambitious mission. The spacecraft will be placed in a low Earth orbit of 300-400 kilometres.
ISRO and CNES, the French space agency, will be combining their expertise in fields of space medicine, astronaut health monitoring, life support, radiation protection, space debris protection and personal hygiene systems, said French space agency president Jean-Yves Le Gall.