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  1. kurup

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    How is it fully reusable when the second stage is expendable ?? 🙄
  2. kurup

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    How soon is 'very soon' ? Current gslv mk3 has a capacity of only 4 Tons to gto and semi cryo engine has not been even ground tested yet.
  3. kurup

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    How soon is 'very soon' ? Current gslv mk3 has a capacity of only 4 Tons to gto and semi cryo engine has not been even ground tested yet.
  4. kurup

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    50 flights in 5 years = 10 flights per year . That is not enough if we have to compete with China , Russia and US
  5. kurup

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  6. kurup

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    Most probably it will be a Technology Demonstrator .
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  8. kurup

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    @AnantS , @Mikesingh The most powerfull active operational rocket in the world today , powered entirely by cryo engines . https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_IV_Heavy
  9. kurup

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    Whether a cryo stage alone can lift the rocket will depend on the thrust of the engines . My point was w.r.t your quote " The issue is that cryogenic engines cannot work in normal temperature environments " .
  10. kurup

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    In case of Ariane 5 the cryo engine Vulcan is ignited 7 sec before the Solid boosters . http://spaceflight101.com/ariane-5-countdown-timeline/ http://spaceflight101.com/ariane-5-va226/ariane-5-va226-launch-profile/
  11. kurup

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    First Stage of French Ariane 5 rocket is powered by a Cryo Engine and is lit on ground itself .
  12. kurup

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    Live telecast will start from 9:30 pm and launch at 10:08 pm
  13. kurup

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  14. kurup

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    From BR , More details of SSLV. Credit to pgoi (on redditt). https://imgur.com/gallery/gBwuE37
  15. kurup

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    PAD Abort Test on 05 July 2018 INDIA EAST COAST – OFF CHENNAI (.) CHARTS 32 33 313 356 391 INT 71 (.) PAD ABORT TEST FROM SHAR SRIHARIKOTA SCHEDULED ON 05 JUL 18 FROM 0030 - 0430 UTC IN DANGER CIRCLE OF 05 NM AROUND 13-41.9N 080-13.9E
  16. kurup

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    SSLV from ISRO ..... first launch expected next year ........ credits to @Indranil of BRF
  17. kurup

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    GSAT 11 will be the last Indian sat to be launched by a foreign launcher ..... All Indian sats after that will be launched by Indian launchers only ...... MK3 next launch in April . Information from an interview given by next ISRO chief Dr. Sivan to a local Malayalam Newspaper .
  18. kurup

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    Theoretically possible if you are able to predict the trajectory correctly . US did it in 2008 ....... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USA-193
  19. kurup

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    ^^^^ We should see this as an oppertunity to do a US193 with this sat .
  20. kurup

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    Satellite in orbit can be tracked live using this website ...... http://www.n2yo.com/
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