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Russian firm to train Indian astronauts for Gaganyaan manned space mission

Glavkosmos will help Isro's Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) select candidates for space flight

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Glavkosmos's Natalia Lokteva (left) with HSFC's Dr S.Unnikrishnan Nair | Photo: Twitter@glavkosmosJSC

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has signed up Russian launch service provider Glavkosmos for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts. Glavkosmos will help ISRO's Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) select candidates for space flight. It will also carry out medical examination of the candidates and train them for their journey to space. The training will be provided with support of the UA Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Center and Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of ...