Who wants to be a GAGANAUT?

Who wants to be a GAGANAUT?

India’s human spaceflight program starts Dec 18, when its newest, biggest rocket will launch a “mini Orion” unmanned test vehicle. Manned missions are expected from 2021.

There’s no official term for an Indian astronaut yet and
ISRO – Indian Space Research Organisation‘s chairman has said they’ll let the younger generation decide. Our favorites: gaganaut (gagana = ‘the heavens’) and brahmanaut (brahmand = ‘universe’).

Who wants to be a GAGANAUT?</p>
<p>India's human spaceflight program starts Dec 18, when its newest, biggest rocket will launch a "mini Orion" unmanned test vehicle. Manned missions are expected from 2021.</p>
<p>There's no official term for an Indian astronaut yet and<br />
ISRO - Indian Space Research Organisation's chairman has said they'll let the younger generation decide. Our favorites: gaganaut (gagana = 'the heavens') and brahmanaut (brahmand = 'universe').</p>
<p>Image: https://twitter.com/isro