It was also difficult for the doctors to give total dedication to either of the fields because both are very specialised and challenging roles.
Gaganyaan is India's manned space mission which the ISRO aims to launch by December 2021.
In his address at the 41st DRDO Directors Conference, he also said technology leadership in future would mean it will give us a technological edge over the adversaries.
The Air Chief at the occasion also apprised that the IAF is looking to induct 5 squadrons of LCA Tejas in the near future.
Stressing that the present security environment in the neighbourhood is a case of serious concern, the Air Chief said Pulwama attack is a stark reminder of the persistent threat to defence installatio
IAF chief RKS Bhadauria decorated the 51 Squadron and the 9 Squadron for their role in the air strike on terrorist camps in Pakistan's Balakot in February.
IAF monitoring situation along Indo-Pak border; ready for Balakot-type strike: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria
Bhadauria had also said that the Rafale jets will greatly enhance the capabilities of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and will give the IAF an edge over Pakistan and China.
The tail number RB-01 has been named after IAF Chief-Designate Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria who had played a very important role in finalising the country's biggest-ever defence deal.
He is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Pune and has clocked over 4000 hours of flying.
IAF Vice Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria was briefed about the safety procedures before the flight.