There aren’t any legal guidelines governing area tourism within the nation and there are presently no plans to enact such a laws, Union Minister of State for Science, Dr Jitendra Singh mentioned.
In a written reply to a query within the Lok SabhaSingh additionally mentioned that India is growing applied sciences and crew security protocols required for human area flight missions as a part of its ‘Gaganyaan’ mission.
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is within the technique of growing applied sciences for Human Rated Launch Vehicle, Orbital Module and Life Support System amongst others. Such applied sciences will act as constructing blocks for exploring area tourism sooner or later, the Minister mentioned.
Fifteen start-ups are working within the area of providing satellite companies ie, value-added companies by satellite tv for pc knowledge, said the Minister. Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Center [IN-SPACe] can also be conducting a survey in an effort to construct the aptitude of Indian start-ups, which can allow non-public actions within the area sector.
Greater participation of Non-Government Entities (NGEs) is being considered to hold out end-to-end actions within the area sector, he mentioned. Government could contemplate Public Private Partnership (PPP) for the development of space-related know-how, mentioned the official assertion.