Challakere to be ISRO’s astronaut training hubISRO's Human Space Flight Centre and residential township for it are being setup in Challakere, Chitradurga, Karnataka.
It is near Ullarthi Kaval village, same location where we saw a simulated lunar crater field setup for Chandrayaan-2 sensor tests.
Here is a environmental clearance document for it showing project site map and residential township layout. This area has very high profile campuses/facilities for likes of DRDO, BARC as well :
Human Space Flight Centre along with residential township, ISRO, Department of Space.
- Project site:
- Total Area:473 acre (191.49 ha)
- Built-up area: 1,43,000 m2
- Total Area: 100 acre (40.48 ha)
- Built-up area: 1,06,200 m
Images of layout and location specifics :
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