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Press Belief of IndiaJan 11, 2021 09:27:18 IST
Two flight surgeons will quickly fly to Russia the place they are going to get hands-on expertise in area medication from their Russian counterparts for the Gaganyaan mission, an Indian Area Analysis Organisation (ISRO) official mentioned on Sunday. The flight surgeons are docs from the Indian Air Drive who’ve specialised in aerospace medication. “The flight surgeons will depart quickly. They may get hands-on coaching with flight surgeons in Russia,” the official mentioned. Coaching of astronauts is a crucial side of the human area mission challenge. Flight surgeons are answerable for astronauts’ well being earlier than, throughout and after a flight.
The flight surgeons may even get to coach with the possible astronauts, the official mentioned. The 4 check pilots of the Indian Air Drive, chosen for India’s first manned mission to area, have been present process coaching on the Yu A Gagarin Analysis and Check Cosmonaut Coaching Centre close to Moscow since February final 12 months.
Named after Yuri Gagarin, the primary human to journey into outer area, the Heart was constructed to help manned area programmes, area exploration actions, area engineering, cosmonauts’ coaching, in addition to guaranteeing their security in area and offering post-flight rehabilitation programmes for cosmonauts.
The coaching of Indian astronauts has been affected because of the coronavirus-induced lockdown in Russia, and they’re anticipated to be again in India by March.
The flight surgeons may even journey to France for coaching.
“The French module of area surgeons coaching will probably be extra theoretical in nature,” the official added.
In 2018, flight surgeon Brigitte Godard, who was with French area company CNES then, had visited India to start out the coaching of physicians and engineers.
France has a well-established mechanism for area medication. It additionally has the MEDES area clinic, a subsidiary of CNES, the place area surgeons endure coaching.
Gaganyaan, an bold mission to ship three Indians to area by 2022, may very well be barely delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has hit ISRO’s provides from the trade, the official mentioned.