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If the Mission (2) Referred in the Above Passage Successful, India Will Be the - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

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Four pilots from the Indian Air Force (IAF) will leave for [1] this month to receive training as astronauts of [2], the first Indian crewed flight to space. India plans to have its own space station and modalities for it will be worked out after the first manned mission, scheduled for August 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in August 2018, [2] is the Rs. 10,000-crore Indian human space flight scheduled for 2022. It is designed to have 3-7 crew members spend 3-7 days in space in a 400-km orbit. On 25 October 2019, ISRO' and Glavcosmos signed a contract to evaluate the possibility of using [1] support systems and thermal control for [2].
The first phase of this programme is to develop and fly the 3.7-ton spacecraft called [2] with capacity to carry a 3-member crew in low Earth orbit and safely return to Earth after a mission duration of a few orbits to two days. The first crewed flight is planned for December 2021. The extendable version of the spaceship will allow flights up to seven days, rendezvous and docking capability.

If the mission [2] referred in the above passage successful, India will be the

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  • world's third nation capable of sending people to space

  • world's fourth nation capable of sending people to space

  • world's fifth nation capable of sending people to space

  • world's sixth nation capable of sending people to space

Solution

world's fourth nation capable of sending people to space

Explanation:

India will be the fourth country to launch human space mission. India hopes to join the United States, Russia, and China as the world's fourth nation capable of sending people to space.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
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