Thursday, October 23, 2014

LVM3-X1 Prepares Ground for Human Space Flight

The upcoming LVM3-X1 mission will loft the Indian Crew Module on a suborbital flight which will pave the way for manned orbital spaceflight missions:

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/437480/isros-human-space-flight-endeavour.html

Meanwhile, the CE-20 cryogenic engine meant to power the GLSV-Mk3's upper stage on future missions has undergone its first cold flow test:

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/ISRO-Logs-Milestone-with-Cryo-Engine/2014/10/22/article2488866.ece

Meanwhile Google put up a unique picture on its site to celebrate the 1-month anniversary since Mangalyaan entered into orbit around the planet Mars:

http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/mom-earns-a-nod-from-google-611082

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