TV D1 TEST FLIGHT FOR MISSION GAGANYAAN HAS TAKEN OFF."
This launch takes us one step closer to realizing India's first human space flight program, Gaganyaan. My best wishes to our scientists at ISRO."
TEST VEHICLE (TV-D1)
Crew Escape System performed as intended.
Mission Gaganyaan gets off on a successful note.
India has successfully accomplished the first test flight for its first human spaceflight mission, #Gaganyaan.
The Crew Module of TV-D1 recovered by the @IndianNavy and headed back to the #Chennai Port.
Gaganyaan project envisages demonstration of human spaceflight capability by launching crew of 3 members to an orbit of 400 km for a 3 days mission and bring them back safely to earth, by landing in Indian sea waters.
The project is accomplished through an optimal strategy by considering inhouse expertise, experience of Indian industry, intellectual capabilities of Indian academia & research institutions