India has set a target of sending astronauts to the moon, the only satellite of the earth, by 2040, the country’s government said. It is also reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered the Indian Space Research Organization to include the target of building a space station by 2035 in that plan. News from NDTV.
A statement issued by the government on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister’s direction is that India should now focus on new and ambitious goals. These include setting up the ‘Indian Space Station’ (Indian Space Station) by 2035 and sending the first Indian to the Moon by 2040. To realize this goal, the space agency will develop a roadmap of moon exploration plans.
Last August, India became the first country to successfully land on the relatively mysterious South Pole of the Moon. Since then, the country’s space research program has gained momentum. A Russian spacecraft failed to land on the South Pole of the Moon just days before India’s landing.
After conquering the moon, India sent a rocket to study the sun. Modi also urged Indian space scientists to work towards the mission of Venus and Mars.