Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO Unveils Half-Humanoid Talking Robot ‘Vyom Mitra’ That Will Travel To Space

Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO Unveils Half-Humanoid Talking Robot ‘Vyom Mitra’ That Will Travel To SpaceVyom Mitra unveiled by ISRO (Image via videograb)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has unveiled a space faring ‘half-humanoid’ called Vyom Mitra at the inaugural function of a three-day meet titled ‘Human Spaceflight & Exploration: Present challenges & future trends’ in Bengaluru on Wednesday (22 January), reports India Today.

ISRO plans to send her to space as part of test flights that will be undertaken ahead of the ambitious launch of India's maiden human spaceflight mission.

In her own words she said, “I can monitor few module parameters and alert you, and perform life support operations. I can be your companion, recognise the astronauts and respond to their queries.”

At the event, Dr K Sivan, Chairman of ISRO was reported saying that said 'Gaganyaan' not only aims at India's maiden human flight to the space but also setting up a new space station for ‘continuous space human presence’.