Rocket engines Current Affairs, GK & News

Rocket engines  Current Affairs, GK & News

Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Phase-4 Programme

The Union Cabinet has approved the ongoing Phase 4 of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) programme consisting of five rocket flights during 2021-2024. Significance Of The Programme The phase four will enable the launch of 2000 kg class of communication and other satellites to a GEO (or geosynchronous) orbit. It will make the country ..

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ISRO successfully tests high thrust version of Vikas Engine at its Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Tamil Nadu’s Mahendragiri

Vikas (acronym for  VIKram Ambalal Sarabhai) Engine is the workhorse liquid rocket engine powering the second stage of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), second stage and the four strap on stages of Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV) and the twin engine core liquid stage (L110) of GSLV Mk-III.

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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 ..

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