ISRO efficiently conducts sizzling take a look at of its Vikas engine for Gaganyaan- Know-how Information, Novi Reporter
tech2 Information EmployeesJul 16, 2021 19:32:24 IST
The Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday efficiently performed the third long-duration sizzling take a look at of the liquid propellant Vikas engine for the Gaganyaan programme, the nation’s first manned mission to area.
The take a look at was executed for the core L110 liquid stage of the human-rated GSLV MkIII car, as a part of the engine qualification necessities for the Gaganyaan programme, the area company mentioned in an announcement.
The engine was fired for 240 seconds on the take a look at facility of ISRO Propulsion Advanced (IPRC), Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu, mentioned the assertion.
The efficiency of the engine met the take a look at targets and the engine parameters have been carefully matching with the predictions throughout the complete period of the take a look at, it mentioned.
The target of the Gaganyaan programme is to reveal the potential to ship people to low earth orbit onboard an Indian launch car and produce them again to earth.
#ISRO on July 14, 2021 has efficiently performed the new take a look at of the liquid propellant Vikas Engine for the core L110 liquid stage of the human rated GSLV MkIII car, as a part of engine qualification necessities for the #Gaganyaan Programme
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— ISRO (@isro) July 14, 2021
Union Minister of State of House, Jitendra Singh mentioned in February this 12 months that the primary unmanned mission is deliberate in December 2021 and the second unmanned one in 2022-23 adopted by the human spaceflight demonstration.
4 Indian astronaut candidates have already undergone generic area flight coaching in Russia as a part of the Gaganyaan Programme.
ISRO’s heavy-lift launcher GSLV Mk III has been recognized for the mission
A proper announcement of the Gaganyaan programme was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout his Independence Day handle on 15 August 2018.
The preliminary goal was to launch human spaceflight earlier than the seventy fifth anniversary of India’s independence on 15 August 2022.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 14, 2021
ISRO can be taking the assistance of French, Russian and US area companies in a number of the essential actions and provide of parts, sources mentioned.
After ISRO tweeted its success in testing its Vikar engines, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk responded by congratulating the Indian area company. Musk simply wrote one phrase —”Congratulations!” with India’s flag emoticon.
Yeah, superior achievement by ISRO. Very spectacular!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 16, 2017
This isn’t the primary time that Musk has tweeted out to ISRO. In 2017, after ISRO launched 104 satellites on a single rocket, a Twitter person tweeted at Musk asking him about his ideas on this achievement. He mentioned he was very impressed by the record-breaking feat. and referred to as it an “superior achievement”
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