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Why India, France Combine Their Expertise In Space Field?

The CNES and ISRO will be uniting their expertise in fields of space medicine, astronaut health monitoring, life support, radiation protection, space debris protection and personal hygiene systems.

The mission would make India one of the four countries in the world after United States, China, and Russia to launch a manned space flight.

Why India, France Combine Their Expertise In Space Field?
Why India, France Combine Their Expertise In Space Field?

India and France recently announced a working group for Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) first operated space mission Gaganyaan.

The announcement was made at Bengaluru Space Expo by The National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) President Jean-Yves Le Gall.

Gall said, the CNES and ISRO will be uniting their expertise in fields of space medicine, astronaut health monitoring, life support, radiation protection, space debris protection and personal hygiene systems.

“CNES is especially proud to be working on this endeavour alongside ISRO to Share the experience it has acquired from the first French human space flights to Thomas Pesquet’s Proxima mission, and to improve our own expertise by learning from ISRO’s innovative developments in the field of crew transport,” CNES President added.

The mission would make India one of the four countries in the world after United States, China, and Russia to launch a manned space flight.

The ISRO’s future plans include the development of Unified Launch Vehicle, Small Satellite Launch Vehicle, development of a reUSAble launch vehicle, human spaceflight, controlled soft lunar landing, interplanetary probes, and a solar spacecraft mission.

As of April 2018, CNES has the second largest national Budget – €2.334 billion – of all the world’s civilian space programs, after only NASA.