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Aerospace startup venture Skyroot Aerospace has successfully test-fired an upper-stage rocket engine, thus becoming the first private company in India to demonstrate the capability to build a homegrown rocket engine. About the Engine The engine is 3-D printed and named as Raman, after the Nobel Laureate CV Raman. It has fewer moving parts and weighs ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Renowned space scientist G Narayanan has been named the Chairman of New Space India Ltd (NSIL), Indian Space Research Organisation’s newly formed commercial entity. Prior to this assignment, G Narayanan was serving as the Deputy director at the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC), an ISRO unit in Thiruvananthapuram. New Space India Ltd was set up as ..
The world’s largest airplane called ‘ROC’ weighing nearly 2,26,800 kg with a 385-foot wingspan took its first ever flight in Mojave, California. It is built by Stratolaunch design launch rockets into orbit from the air. The plane is powered by six engines on a twin fuselage and is designed to fly to an altitude of 35,000 ..