Chennai, July 15
Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO) has moved additional in pursuit of its first human house mission Gaganyaan by efficiently conducting the third long-duration scorching take a look at of liquid fuel-powered Vikas Engine.
In line with ISRO, its third lengthy length scorching take a look at of the liquid propellant Vikas Engine for the core L110 liquid stage (engine) of the human-rated Geosynchronous Satellite tv for pc Launch Automobile Mk III (GSLV Mk III) was profitable.
The take a look at is a part of the engine qualification necessities for the Gaganyaan programme.
The engine was fired for a length of 240 seconds on the engine take a look at facility of ISRO Propulsion Complicated (IPRC), Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu.
The efficiency of the engine met the take a look at goals and the engine parameters had been carefully matching with the predictions throughout the whole length of the take a look at.
ISRO plans to fly two human-rated unmanned GSLV-Mk III rockets earlier than sending Indian astronauts within the third rocket. IANS