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Gaganyaan mission: 4 IAF top guns to undergo 11-month training in Russia, no woman among them

IndiaTimes Thursday, 2 January 2020
Four astronaut candidates who have been shortlisted for an advanced training for the country’s maiden human spaceflight mission or Gaganyaan are IAF top guns. The middle-ranking officers will undergo the training programme for “less than a year in Russia and will undergo further training in India”. However, no woman is among the chosen candidates for the mission, slated for launch by December 2021.
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