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National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) inaugurated at IIT Madras

The National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) in Tamil Nadu on October 12, 2017, which is the world’s largest combustion research centre. The NCCRD has been established at a total cost of Rs 90 crore. It will develop state-of-the-art capabilities in combustion research ..

China successfully tests LOX/kerosene engine

China successfully tested its new 120-tonne-thrust Liquid OXygen (LOX) and kerosene engine for its new generation carrier rocket– the Long March-5. The engine: · High-performance · High-pressure staged combustion cycle engine · Non-toxic · Pollution-free · Highly reliable Powerful than the 75-tonne-thrust engine used in the launch of Shenzhou spacecraft, the institute said. China comes ..