#Inspiration4: Space X to launch its first commercial civilian mission to space in 2021. Read details
The civilian crew chosen for the commercial space programme will undergo training in orbital mechanics, stress testing, operating in zero gravity and microgravity.
Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari selected for the SpaceX Crew – 3 mission of the NASA, to be the spacecraft commander
Raja Chari will be flying to the International Space Station as part of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission that will be launched next year.
The initial designs for the space station, which is still in a nascent stage, suggest a 20-tonne modular abode in the low earth orbit (LEO), at an altitude of 120km to 140km.
Chandrayaan 2: ISRO crosses a major landmark, successfully injects the spacecraft into the lunar orbit
If the satellite would have approached the moon as a higher-than-expected velocity it would have bounced off it and got lost in deep space.
A day after ISRO chief K Sivan announced Chandrayaan-2 launch date, today he said ISRO will build its own space station