Narendra Modi

The White House said Thursday that NASA and ISRO have opted to launch a cooperative mission to the International Space Station in 2024 and that India has chosen to join the Artemis Accords, which brings like-minded nations together on civil space research.

In the hours leading up to the meeting between President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office, a senior administration official said, “On space, we will be able to announce that India is signing the Artemis Accords, which advance a common vision for space exploration for the benefit of all humankind.”