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ISRO Successfully Conducted a Test in S200 Rocket Boosters

Published on May 16, 2022
Current Context: A static test on a human-rated HS 200 rocket booster has been completed by ISRO (Indian Space Research organization) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre Srihari Kota.
ISRO Successfully Conducted a Test in S200 Rocket Boosters
  • According to ISRO, the HS200 rocket booster is the human-rated version of the well-proven s200 booster of GSLV MK-3 which is also called LMV3.
  • These HS200 boosters were developed at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, and propelling casting was done at SDSC Sriharikota.
  • This booster was loaded with 203 Tons of Solid Propellant and tested for 135 seconds.
  • The dimension of the booster is 20 m long and 3.3 wide which makes it the world’s second-largest operational booster.
  • The vehicle which is selected for the Gaganyaan mission was the LVM3 which is undergoing many changes so that it can adhere to the requirements of human beings.
  • India's first manned spaceflight mission Gaganyaan is expected to launch the next year 2023, which makes India the fourth country to have their space flight mission apart from the USA, Russia, and China.
  • Static Part:
    • Indian Space Research Organisation: Established On 15th August 1969
    • Chairman: Somnath
    • Headquarters: Bengaluru


Q.1 Which of the following vehicle will be used for the launch of the gaganyaan mission?
a. GSLV MK-2
b. PSLV C40
c. GSLV MK-3
d. PSLV C39

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