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India seeks its own “Gagarin Moment”

India’s space agency ISRO carried a pad abort test of a crew escape system for a future human spacecraft in July. (credit: ISRO) by Ajey Lele On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin made history by completing a single orbit of the Earth. Now, India proposes to fly its own astronaut on its own spacecraft by the year 2022. ...

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