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Vyom Mitra

Current context: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will send 'Vyom mitra', a 'lady robot' in the unmanned Gaganyaan spacecraft.
Vyom Mitra
  • ISRO showcased the lady robot (the prototype of the half-humanoid) at the inaugural session of the "Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Present Challenges and Future Trends".
  • The Robot will be send before astronauts on India's first manned mission to space in December 2021.
  • Vyommitra is a combination of two Sanskrit words Vyoma (Space) and Mitra (Friend).
  • The robot will be simulating exactly the human functions in space and is assigned the task to monitor through module parameters, alert and perform life support operations, perform activities like switch panel operations etc.
  • Before the launch of Gaganyaan in Dec 2021, 'Vyommitra' will fly in ISRO two unmanned missions in December 2020 and June 2021 that will be undertaken before the final mission.

Question: 

Q.1 Which half-humanoid 'lady robot' will be send by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in the unmanned Gaganyaan spacecraft?
a. Vyas mitra
b. Vyom mitra
c. Vyay mitra
d. Vikas mitra
Vyom Mitra Vyom Mitra Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 25, 2020 Rating: 5

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