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.
Hearty congratulations ISRO on successful test of futuristic scramjet rocket engine, India is proud of you #PresidentMukherjee— President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) August 28, 2016
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
India test launched Scramjet engine from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota at 6 AM. pic.twitter.com/vnw6WYzmoY— ANI (@ANI_news) August 28, 2016