India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday, which could make it the fourth nation to do so after the United States, Russia and China. File photo: EPA

India will send manned flight into space by 2022, PM Modi declares in Independence Day speech

Modi said India will become the fourth country after Russia, the United States and China to achieve the feat

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India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday, which could make it the fourth nation to do so after the United States, Russia and China. File photo: EPA
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