Test fire of liquid fuel engine for Gaganyaan rocket successful


Mahendragiri: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted the third long-duration hot test of liquid fuel-powered Vikas Engine, moving further in mission Gaganyaan.

According to ISRO, its third long-duration hot test of the liquid propellant Vikas Engine for the core L110 liquid stage (engine) of the human-rated Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III (GSLV Mk III) was successful.

The test is part of the engine qualification requirements for the Gaganyaan Programme.

The engine was fired for a duration of 240 seconds at the engine test facility of ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu.

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