While addressing scientists at the Mission Control Centre after the successful launch of Amazona-1 of Brazil and 18 other satellites, ISRO Chairman K Sivan announced 14 missions lined up for the space agency in 2021. This includes the first unmanned mission, along with seven launch vehicle missions and six satellite missions.
ISRO is planning to take up two unmanned space missions before the Gaganyaan. The Gaganyaan space mission envisages to send three Indians to space 2022. Sivan expressed confidence in his team to rise up to the occasion and meet all the set targets.
In conclusion of his speech, K.Sivan also referred to the new normal that has been in place at ISRO centres in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I would request all of you, still we have not come out of the COVID-19 pandemic…the new normal introduced at ISRO centers definitely is working following all the quality norms without violating the safety and security of my employees”, he said.