Chandrayaan-2 is a precursor to the ambitious Gagayaan project. Under the Gaganyaan mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation will send three Indians to space.
Watch the rare Video of former prime minister Indira Gandhi and Indian Astronaut Rakesh Sharma. Rakesh Sharma was the first Indian astronaut.
An Indian — Rakesh Sharma — has been to space. However, Rakesh Sharma flew as a cosmonaut onboard a Russian Soyuz capsule. (You can watch a video of Rakesh Sharma’s interaction with then PM Indira Gandhi while he was in space below.)