‘Gaganyaan mission likely to be launched by 2022 end/early 2023'
Millennium Post Delhi|September 16, 2021
Singh also emphasised on the importance of reaching out to start-ups and industry players working in the arena of space
NEW DELHI: India's Gaganyaan' mission is likely to be launched by the end of 2022 or early 2023, Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday. The mission, originally scheduled for a launch by 2022, was delayed due to coronavirus pandemic. It aims to launch a manned mission in the Lower Earth Orbit.

We could have actually done this (launched Gaganyaan by 2022). We had planned to time it along the 75th anniversary of India's Independence, but it could not happen that way because of the inevitable delay caused due to COVID-19.

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