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      ISRO’s RH200 Sounding Rocket Registers 200th Consecutive Successful Launch | Details Inside

      ISRO announce that RH200, the versatile sounding rocket of the Indian space agency, has register its 200th consecutive successful launch from the shores of Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has term it a “historic moment“.

      It was witness by former President Ram Nath Kovind and ISRO chairman S Somanath, among many others.

      The successful flight of RH200 took off from the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS).

      ISRO statement said :

      “Indian sounding rockets are use as privilege tools for the scientific community for carrying out experiments on meteorology, astronomy and similar branches of space physics,”.

      Campaigns such as Equatorial ElectroJet (EEJ), Leonid Meteor Shower (LMS), Indian Middle Atmosphere Programme (IMAP), Monsoon Experiment (MONEX), Middle Atmosphere Dynamics (MIDAS), and Sooryagrahan-2010 have conduct using the sounding rocket platform for scientific exploration of the Earth’s atmosphere, it said.

      The Rohini Sounding Rocket (RSR) series have the forerunners for ISRO’s heavier and more complex launch vehicles, with a continue usage even today for atmospheric and meteorological studies, the national space agency headquarter here said.

      ISRO statement said :

      “The 200th consecutive successful flight stands testimony to the commitment of Indian rocket scientists towards unmatched reliability demonstrated over the years,”.

      ISRO is all set to launch PSLV-C54/ EOS-06 mission with Oceansat-3 and eight nano satellites, including one from Bhutan, from the Sriharikota spaceport on 26th November 2022.

      The launch is schedule at 11.56am on Saturday, the national space agency said on Sunday.

      ISRO announce that the payload capability of India’s heaviest LVM3 rocket has enhance by up to 450kg with a successful engine test.

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      According to the Indian Space Research Organisation, the CE20 cryogenic engine indigenously develop for Launch Vehicle Mark 3 (LVM3) was subject to a successful hot test at an uprate thrust level of 21.8 tonnes for the first time on 9th November 2022, according to ISRO.

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