Scramjet engine tested successfully

Scramjet engine tested successfully

On 28th August ISRO conducted the tests of its scramjet engine successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, AP.

Key Points of Scramjet engine:

  • In this tests Hydrogen is used as fuel and Oxygen is used as Oxidiser which was obtained from the environment. This test was carried out Hypersonic Speed make-6.
  • Advanced Technology Vehicle was used during the test which completed the test with a load of 3277 kg.
  • This test is significant as it will reduce the weight if scramjet engine due to which such engines can achieve the hypersonic speed at reduced cost.
  • India became the fourth country to test the scramjet engine after- Russia, USA, and the European Union.

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