ISRO, inaugurated Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) at ISRO Headquarter campus in Bengaluru on Wednesday, 30th Jan, 2019.
Dr. K Kasturirangan, Former Chairman, ISRO, Dr. K Sivan, Secretary, DOS/Chairman, Directors of other ISRO Centres, former Chairman and other dignitaries were present during this event.
A full scale model of GAGANYAAN’s crew module was also unveiled during this event.
HSFC shall be responsible for implementation of GAGANYAAN Project which involves end-to-end mission planning, development of engineering systems for crew survival in space, crew selection & training and also pursue activities for sustained human space flight missions.
HSFC will take support of the existing ISRO Centres to implement , the first development flight of GAGANYAAN under Human Space Flight Programme. Dr. S Unnikrishnan Nair is the founder Director of HSFC and Shri R Hutton is the Project Director of GAGANYAAN project.