PSLV delivered to orbit 8 satellites during its 37th flight !

This is how it should be done! ISRO launched on 26th September 2016 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, their PSLV rocket with number of satellites under the payload fairing. Fifth mission of PSLV in 2016 was completed successfully and eight satellites are on their correct designated orbits. Launched conducted on 26th September was planned mainly for […]

Indian Scramjet engine finally tested during flight !

ISRO, Indian space agency, achieved next milestone after successful test of their RLV (Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator) vehicle conducted on May 23, 2016. This time prototypes of scramjet engine were launched on atop of rocket booster from Satish Dhawan Space Centre on August 28, 2016. This is important step in the whole program of development first […]

RLV-TD, Indian experimental space plane already on May !

According to latest news RLV, prototype of new Indian space plane, will be tested in May 2016. RLV-TD (Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator) is Indian technology demonstrator created as independent ISRO project of future space plane started in late nineties. Its general shape is based on aerodynamic conception similar to Space Shuttle. Indian space plane will […]

India postponed test of RLV to April 2016

ISRO announced on 28 December 2015 about postponing test of Reusable Launch Vehicle from February to April 2016. According to New Indian Express, Indian Space Research Organization informed about delayed in planning test flight of RLV. RLV is prototype of future scramjet unmanned reusable space plane launched on atop of single booster from PSLV rocket. […]

Strengthening of the position – successful launch of Indian Astrosat satellite on 28th September 2015

ISRO announced that planned on 28th September 2015 launch of Astrosat satellite combined with six additional foreign satellites was full success. Utilized rocket was PSLV rocket in heaviest version. Mission designated launch site was First Launch Pad in Satish Dhawan Space Centre. India has still growing space industry and space research program. In spite of tradition of […]