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Pranab Mukherjee congratulates ISRO for successful test run of scramjet rocket engine

News Agencies | Updated on: 28 August 2016, 10:38 IST

President Pranab Mukherjee, on 28 August, lauded the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for successfully conducting the scramjet engine test the morning of 28 August from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, at Sriharikotta in Andhra Pradesh.

"Hearty congratulations ISRO on successful test of futuristic scramjet rocket engine, India is proud of you," the President tweeted.

Following the launch, the national space agency said that the test has met all the intended parameters.

The newly developed scramjet engine has been test launched onboard a RH 560 sounding rocket at 6 am.

With this, India has joined a select league of nations holding the promising technology.--ANI

First published: 28 August 2016, 10:38 IST
 
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