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France offers space medicine to India’s manned mission

By: IANS | Bengaluru |
Published: September 7, 2018 Eight:03:05 pm


Radiobiology, Physics, Radioactivity, Nature, Radiation, Human spaceflight, Radiation protection, Medical physics, Space medicine, Ionizing radiation, Medicine, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Indian Space Research Organisation, astronaut, radiation, microgravity The Indo-French space cooperation has been around the fields of local weather tracking, joint teams operating on long term release cars, deep-space exploration with France contributing to India’s long term missions to Mars, Venus and asteroids. (Image: IANS)

France has presented India its experience in space medicine, astronaut well being tracking, existence give a boost to and radiation coverage
for India’s proposed manned space mission, a French space reputable stated on Thursday. “As France has already developed the required technologies and applications for a manned space mission, a working group will be set up for us (France) to share its expertise in space medicine, astronaut health monitoring and others,” President of French National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) Jean-Yves Le Gall informed IANS.

Gall, at the side of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Ok. Sivan, introduced the international locations’ goal to paintings in combination on India’s proposed human spaceflight “Gaganyaan” by way of 2022. It was once introduced at the instance of the sixth version of biennial Bengaluru Space Expo, touted to be the biggest space convention in Asia, being held on this tech hub from September 6-Eight. The French-Indian operating staff which shall be shaped will alternate experience within the fields of astronaut existence give a boost to, radiation coverage, space particles coverage and private hygiene methods amongst others.

“Engineering teams have already begun discussions and it is envisioned that infrastructures for the development of microgravity applications will be used for training of future Indian astronauts,” a observation from CNES stated. CNES shall be sharing its experience bought from the French human spaceflights of Thomas Pesquet’s Proxima mission in November 2016, when the European Space Agency’s (ESA) astronaut Pesquet was once on a six-month mission on the International Space Station. Pesquet had carried out 50 medical experiments for ESA and CNES. The partnership between CNES and ISRO will even permit the French space company to be told from India’s tendencies within the box of group shipping, Gall stated.

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The Indo-French space cooperation has been around the fields of local weather tracking, joint teams operating on long term release cars, deep-space exploration with France contributing to India’s long term missions to Mars, Venus and asteroids. At a time when the sector is going through a number of herbal failures, like the hot devastating floods in neighbouring Kerala, it’s the position of space companies to track local weather movements, Gall stated addressing the convention.

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“The recent dramatic events in Kerala reminded us that monitoring our climate and striving to understand climate change is not just a matter of well-being, but survival,” he stated. A French-Indian “Trishna” infrared remote-sensing mission for land tracking is lately being evolved, he stated. “In 2019, ISRO will be launching the Oceansat-3 satellite carrying CNES’ ‘Argos’ instrument to collect environmental data and track wildlife,” the reputable added. The two international locations also are protecting a learn about to broaden a joint constellation of satellites for maritime area consciousness, Gall stated.

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