SAKHI App for Gaganyaan

  • 21 Mar 2024

The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) of ISRO has developed the SAKHI app for astronauts on the Gaganyaan mission.

  • VSSC develops SAKHI app for astronauts on the Gaganyaan space flight mission.
  • The app assists with technical information, health monitoring, communication, and schedule alerts.
  • SAKHI tested successfully; development of flight model underway.
  • Described as an indispensable assistant, SAKHI ensures access to vital data and maintains mission logs.
  • Monitors astronauts' health parameters like blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation.
  • Provides seamless communication with onboard computer and ground-based stations.
  • Reminds astronauts about hydration, dietary schedules, and sleep patterns.
  • ISRO aims to launch the Gaganyaan mission in 2025, with astronauts selected from IAF test pilots.