First flight test of ISRO’s manned spacecraft successful

ISRO today (October 21) successfully launched the Manned Spacecraft Safety Test Carrier from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh at around 10.00 a.m.

The rocket carrying both the models including the crew model and the crew escape model will take the ship 17 km from the Earth was flown high. Then the vessel successfully landed in the sea of ​​the Bay of Bengal.
“We are very happy to announce the success of the project. The purpose of the mission was to demonstrate a crew escape system,” ISRO Chairman Somanathan said.

The flight was scheduled to take off at 8.45 a.m. However, due to technical reasons, it was temporarily suspended 5 seconds before the launch. Later technical problems were detected and errors were corrected. The time was changed to 10 a.m. due to inclement weather.

The mission of the spacecraft is to send humans into space for a distance of 400 kilometers for three days and bring them back to Earth safely.

ISRO also conducted such a test experiment during the Chandrayaan-3 project. It brought success to ISRO. As a result, the Vikram lander was able to land safely near the South Pole of the Moon. So this experiment was conducted for the safety of the astronauts in the space flight project.

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