Isro successfully test cryogenic engine of Mark-3 Rocket

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
has successfully conducted hotbed test of the
indigenously developed high-thrust cryogenic
engine (CE20) of the GSLV Mark 3 (LVM3) rocket
for the upper stage.
The long-duration test was conducted at ISRO
Propulsion Research Centre at Mahendragiri,
Tamil Nadu and lasted for 640 seconds. It  was
conducted with Mixture Ratio Controller (MRC) in
a closed loop mode.
Key facts
The CE20 uses Liquid Hydrogen at -253
degrees C and Liquid Oxygen at -193 degrees
C as propellants and generates power of
approximately 2 MW.
It has been developed indigenously by
Mahendragiri based Liquid Propulsion System
centre (LPSC).

Ravi

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