India’s Reusable Launcher Prepares For Flight Test

Credit: Indian Space Research Organization
​India is inching toward less costly access to space as it prepares for the experimental flight of a reusable launch vehicle. The RLV-TD, a winged body vehicle weighing 1.5 tons, will be lifted by a solid booster 70 km (43 mi.) at five times the speed of sound. The test flight will show the...

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