Rocketry Current Affairs, GK & News

Rocketry  Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Russian radar to monitor missile launches across Europe, Atlantic

Russia’s radar station in the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad will monitor missile launches from the North Atlantic, as well as the future European missile defence system. Thus Russia will be able to control the entire European continent and the Atlantic, including the European missile defence system. Russia’s air defence system will have the capability to ..

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