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Novosibirsk (Sputnik) Jun 23, 2017
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday he was not ruling out that Indian astronauts could be trained with the help of the Russia's Roscosmos space corporation in the future.
"In the future, it is possible to train Indian astronauts on the basis of Roscosmos," Rogozin said at the meeting of the Russian-Indian cooperation committee during the Fifth International Forum of Technological Development (Technoprom).
The three-day forum started on Tuesday with Rogozin heading the organizing committee. The forum is being focused on enhancing the Russian economy's competitiveness and realization of the Russian defense's potential for high-technology civil production.
India's delegation is participating in the forum as the event's partner for the first time. The event is attended by India's Defense and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Source: Sputnik News
Fort Carson CO (SPX) Jun 21, 2017
How many lifetimes does it take to become a soldier, pilot, doctor - and an astronaut? For Army Maj. (Dr.) Francisco Rubio, the battalion surgeon assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group here, it only takes one. Rubio recently took his place as one of only 12 Americans selected to begin NASA astronaut candidate training in August 2017. "It's a dream come true," Rubio said ... read more
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