Gaganyaan test flight mission successful

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully executed the Test Flight Abort Mission, for the Gaganyaan mission on Saturday after the first test flight was aborted at 8:45 am due to a problem in the engine ignition.

ISRO Chief S Somanth said the planned lift off the TV-D1 rocket could not happen following an anomaly that will be analysed. 

He said that the engine ignition of the TV-D1 rocket did not happen over time.

The space agency then said that the errors have been identified and corrected and the second launch was scheduled for 10:00 Hrs today.

And at 10 am, ISRO successfully launched the test vehicle from Sriharikota today. Chairman Somanath expressed happiness and said, “I am very happy to announce the successful accomplishment of Gaganyaan TV-D1 mission”.

Union Cabinet Minister Jitendra Singh felicitated ISRO scientists after the successful launch of the Ganganyaan TV-D1 mission.

Jitendra wrote, “Kudos ISRO for successfully accomplishing maiden Test Vehicle Flight TV-D1. This is the first step in the last leg of the journey towards India’s Crewed Human Spacecraft mission Gaganyaan”.


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