Bengaluru, RH200, the versatile sounding rocket of ISRO, registered its 200th consecutive successful launch from the shores of Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram. The Indian Place Analysis Organisation (ISRO) termed it a “historic minute”. It was witnessed by previous President Ram Nath Kovind and ISRO chairman S Somanath, amongst other people.
The effective flight of RH200 took off from the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS).
“Indian sounding rockets are made use of as privileged equipment for the scientific community for carrying out experiments on meteorology, astronomy and equivalent branches of house physics,” an ISRO statement mentioned.
Campaigns such as Equatorial ElectroJet (EEJ), Leonid Meteor Shower (LMS), Indian Middle Ambiance Programme (IMAP), Monsoon Experiment (MONEX), Middle Ambiance Dynamics (MIDAS), and Sooryagrahan-2010 have been carried out using the sounding rocket system for scientific exploration of the Earth’s atmosphere, it explained.
The Rohini Sounding Rocket (RSR) sequence have been the forerunners for ISRO’s heavier and additional intricate launch vehicles, with a continued use even right now for atmospheric and meteorological experiments, the countrywide area company headquartered below claimed.
“The 200th consecutive thriving flight stands testimony to the motivation of Indian rocket scientists towards unmatched reliability shown more than the decades,” it was stated.