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 ISRO successfully tests human-rated HS-200 solid rocket booster

 

  • In an important milestone, India’s Space Research Organization successfully conducted the static test of a human-rated solid rocket booster HS-200, a key component for the Gaganyaan manned mission programme. 
  • The test was conducted at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, the spaceport of India. 
  • HS-200 booster loaded with 203 tonnes of solid propellant was tested for a duration of 135 seconds.