spacetoday.net: space news from around the web

ExoLance
India tests upper stage engine
Posted: Sat, Nov 17, 2007, 8:49 AM ET (1349 GMT)
ISRO cyrogenic engine test (ISRO) India has successfully qualified an indigenously-developed cryogenic engine for use on the upper stage of its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV). The engine, which uses liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen propellants, fired for 720 seconds during a ground test on November 15, the Indian space agency ISRO announced. The engine will be used on the GSLV's next flight in 2008. Previous GSLV launches used a cryogenic upper stage engine provided by Russia.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
ESA picks comet landing site
Posted: Tue, Sep 16 7:29 AM ET (1129 GMT)

news links
Tuesday, September 16
Rocket Engine Presents Unexpected Budget Challenge
Defense News — 6:41 am ET (1041 GMT)
Weather 40% 'go' for tonight's Atlas V rocket launch
My News 13 Orlando — 6:41 am ET (1041 GMT)
Mining in the last frontier: Column
USA Today — 6:37 am ET (1037 GMT)
What will it take to get us back to the Moon?
Arizona State Univ. — 6:36 am ET (1036 GMT)
Female Astronauts Named as Space Tech Exchange Ambassadors
Women of China — 6:35 am ET (1035 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list