Know about four IAF fighter pilots who will be India’s first Gaganyaan astronauts

They will undertake India’s maiden human space flight mission — Gaganyaan — slated to be launched in 2024-25.
Know about four IAF fighter pilots who will  be India’s first Gaganyaan astronauts

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the names of the four astronauts who will undertake India’s maiden human space flight mission — Gaganyaan — slated to be launched in 2024-25.

The four astronauts — Group Captains Prasanth Balakrishnan Nair, Angad Pratap, Ajit Krishnan, and Wing Commander Shubhanshu Shukla — are currently undergoing training for the historic mission, the prime minister said at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) at Thumba near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.

Gp Capt Prasanth Balakrishnan Nair

Gp Capt Ajit Krishnan

Gp Catp Angad Pratap

Wg Cdr Shubhanshu Shukla

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