by Staff Writers
New Delhi (IANS) Feb 13, 2016
The Indian Space Research Organasion (ISRO) has confirmed that it would launch the Cryogenic mark-III based GSLV satellite launch vehicle during December this year.
Senior ISRO official and VSSC Director Dr K Sivan told this to reporters on the sidelines of the 10th High Energy Materials Conference and Exhibition in Hyderabad this morning.
The high-thrust cryogenic engine (CE20) was successfully test fired at the ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri for launching three-tonne class payloads recently.
According to reports, Sivan said the GSLV will be Stage-tested in two months and go for launching in December.
He also said the electric propulsion will be used in the satellites for the first time in India. He further said ISRO will also undertake tests to bring back humans safe to earth in case if sent to space and the moon.
Source: Indo-Asia News Service
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