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India, US working to train Isro astronaut for ISS; to boost initiative on critical tech: Nasa chief

IndiaTimes Thursday, 20 June 2024
NASA collaborates with India to train an ISRO astronaut for an ISS mission as part of the iCET initiative. Advanced training is planned at the Nasa Johnson Space Centre for the mission. The collaboration includes the Strategic Framework for Human Spaceflight Cooperation and preparations for the first-ever joint mission between Nasa and ISRO astronauts.
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