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Gaganyaan Mission Test Flight Highlights: ISRO's test vehicle TV-D1 fails to liftoff following anomaly. The next lift off will take place shortly

Gaganyaan Mission: Crew module of ISRO's TV-D1 test flight of Mission Gaganyaan descends using parachutes after successfully separating from the launch vehicle (PTI)Premium
Gaganyaan Mission: Crew module of ISRO's TV-D1 test flight of Mission Gaganyaan descends using parachutes after successfully separating from the launch vehicle (PTI)

Gaganyaan Mission Test Flight highlights: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully executed the Test Flight Abort Mission, for the Gaganyaan mission on Saturday after the first test flight was aborted at 8:45 am due to a problem in the engine ignition.

ISRO Chief S Somanth said the planned lift off the TV-D1 rocket could not happen following an anomaly that will be analysed. 

He said that the engine ignition of the TV-D1 rocket did not happen over time.

The space agency then said that the errors have been identified and corrected and the second launch was scheduled for 10:00 Hrs today.

And at 10 am, ISRO successfully launched the test vehicle from Sriharikota today. Chairman Somanath expressed happiness and said, "I am very happy to announce the successful accomplishment of Gaganyaan TV-D1 mission".

 

21 Oct 2023, 12:13:12 PM IST

India completes phase-1 of Gaganyaan mission after delay

India on Saturday completed a key test in its ambitious crewed space mission Gaganyaan, hours after halting the planned lift-off.

"Mission Gaganyaan gets off on a successful note," ISRO wrote on the X platform.

The launch had been set for 8 a.m. (0230 GMT) but could not initially be completed. It was successfully completed at 10 a.m.

21 Oct 2023, 11:16:25 AM IST

'Kudos': Union Minister congratulates ISRO scientists on TV-D1 mission

Union Cabinet Minister Jitendra Singh felicitated ISRO scientists after the successful launch of the Ganganyaan TV-D1 mission.

Jitendra wrote, "Kudos ISRO for successfully accomplishing maiden Test Vehicle Flight TV-D1. This is the first step in the last leg of the journey towards India’s Crewed Human Spacecraft mission Gaganyaan".

21 Oct 2023, 11:03:21 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission's test vehicle touches down in Bay of Bengal

Gaganyaan's test flight successfully tests the crew escape module. The module touched down in the Bay of Bengal.

21 Oct 2023, 10:58:52 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: Watch successful touchdown of the crew escape module of TV-D1

The touchdown of the crew module of the TV-D1 mission has been accomplished.

The mission objectives of the TV-D1 launch were Flight demonstration and evaluation of Test Vehicle subsystems; flight demonstration and evaluation of the Crew Escape System including various separation systems; crew module characteristics; and deceleration system demonstration at higher altitudes and its recovery.

21 Oct 2023, 10:46:39 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: ‘This is like a never before attempt,’ TV-D1 test flight mission director

TV D1 test flight mission director S Sivakumar on successful attempt, “This is like a never before attempt. It is like a bouquet of three experiments put together. We have now seen the characteristics of all three systems with what we wanted to test through this experiment or this mission. The test vehicle, the crew escape system, the crew module everything, we have perfectly demonstrated in the first attempt. We had been at penance for the last 3 to 4 years and the D day was today".

21 Oct 2023, 10:27:19 AM IST

ISRO scientists rejoicing after successful launch of TV-D1 rocket

ISRO scientists cheered as the Gagangaan TV-D1 rocket successfully launched in its second attempt on Saturday.

21 Oct 2023, 10:21:48 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO Chief hails rocket launch

ISRO chief S Somanath expressed happiness after the space agency successfully launched the Gaganyaan TV-D1 test vehicle in 2nd attempt.

21 Oct 2023, 10:07:49 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO successfully launches test vehicle in 2nd attempt

ISRO has successfully launched the TV-D1 test vehicle in 2nd attempt at 10 am from Sriharikota at 10 am today.

21 Oct 2023, 09:44:04 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO chief speaks on failed lift-off

The liftoff of a test vehicle TV-D1 connected to the ambitious Gaganyaan human space flight mission could not happen as planned on Saturday following an anomaly.

ISRO Chairman S Somanath said that the engine ignition of the TV-D1 rocket did not happen in the course of time.

There was a very smooth airlift and automatic launch sequence leading up to the command to lift off, "but the engine ignition has not happened in the nominal course due to anomaly," Somanath said soon after the mission was put on hold.

He said the ISRO scientists, working on the Gaganyaan project will soon find out what went wrong during the lift-off.

The ISRO Chief assured me that the entire vehicle was very safe. We will have to reach the vehicle and then look at what has happened now," he said, adding ISRO will come back soon after analysing what triggered the automatic launch sequence holding the vehicle.

The revised launch schedule will be announced later after analysing what went wrong today, he added.

21 Oct 2023, 09:02:18 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: Why ISRO rocket failed to lift off?

According to ISRO Chief Somanath, engine ignition did not happen in the nominal course. Somanath said that the Indisn space agency will come back soon after analysing what triggered the automatic launch sequence holding the vehicle.

21 Oct 2023, 08:57:33 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission LIVE: ISRO's TV-D1 flight put on 'hold' | Watch

Seconds before the launch of ISRO's TV-D1 rocket, the flight put on ‘hold’. The space agency will reschedule the launch of the rocket soon.

21 Oct 2023, 08:54:11 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: Test vehicle lift-off could not happen today, says ISRO chief Somanath.

Liftoff of ISRO test vehicle with crew safety related payloads in Gaganyaan mission at Sriharikota on "hold". ISRO has cancelled the launch today. ISRO Chaiman said they will analyse the problem and announce a new launch date soon.

21 Oct 2023, 08:51:47 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission LIVE: ISRO's test flight failed to launch today

ISRO Chairman Somanath said that due to some technical glitches, the uncrewed test flight failed to launch on Saturday. ISRO will soon announce another schedule of another launch event.

21 Oct 2023, 08:20:47 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: School students gather at Sriharikota ahead of the launch

School students gather at the viewing gallery as ISRO is set to launch its first test flight (TV-D1 Flight Test) today from the First launch pad at SDSC-SHAR, Sriharikota.

21 Oct 2023, 08:16:31 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: Visuals before the launch of test flight

Visuals from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh as ISRO gears up to launch the Gaganyaan’s First Flight Test Vehicle Abort Mission-1 (TV-D1).

21 Oct 2023, 07:49:41 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: ISRO reschedules launch of test vehicle

ISRO has rescheduled the launch of test vehicle TV-D1 by 30 minutes to 8.30 am.

21 Oct 2023, 07:46:32 AM IST

About ISRO's Gaganyaan Mission

The ambitious ISRO's mission has been developed at a cost of around 90 billion. It aims to send the astronauts to an orbit of 400km (248 miles) and bring them back after three days. If it succeeds, India will become only the fourth country to send a human into space after the Soviet Union, the US and China.

21 Oct 2023, 07:20:57 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission LIVE: ISRO's plans India's 1st crewed moon mission by 2040

India plans to send its first crewed mission to the moon by 2040. The country is creating a road map for lunar exploration, which will involve a series of missions. For instance, on Saturday, ISRO will be launching the first Test Vehicle Flight TV-D1 to study the safety of the crew module.

21 Oct 2023, 07:03:41 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission: India plans manned Moon mission, space station

India plans to send a man to the Moon and set up a space station by 2040, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, as the country ramps up its space programme. Prime Minister directed that India should now aim for new and ambitious goals, including setting up ‘Bharatiya Antariksha Station’ (Indian Space Station) by 2035 and sending first Indian to the Moon by 2040.

21 Oct 2023, 06:58:57 AM IST

Launch of Gaganyaan mission TV-D1 heavy rocket today

The entire test flight sequence on Saturday is expected to be brief as the Test Vehicle Abort Mission (TV-D1) will launch the Crew Escape Systems and Crew Module at an altitude of 17 km which are expected to make a safe touchdown in the sea, about 10 km from the eastern coast of Sriharikota. They would be later retrieved by the Navy from the Bay of Bengal.

21 Oct 2023, 06:45:19 AM IST

Mission Gaganyaan LIVE: ISRO's TV-D1 Test Flight sets for launch; Where to watch?

The TV-D1 test flight can be watched LIVE from 7:30 AM today (21 Oct) at isro.gov.in or on ISRO's YouTube channel. It can also be watched on Doordarshan TV channel. Read all the latest updates on MIssion Gaganyaan here

21 Oct 2023, 06:37:06 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission LIVE: Why ISRO launching test flight

ISRO will be launching an uncrewed test flight mission on Saturday ahead of sending humans to space under the Gaganyaan Mission. The test vehicle mission is aimed at studying the safety of the crew module and crew escape system in bringing Indian astronauts back to Earth in the eventual Gaganyaan mission. The Gaganyaan mission aims to send humans into space on a Low Earth Orbit of 400km for a three-day mission and bring them safely back to Earth in 2025.

21 Oct 2023, 06:34:03 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission LIVE: Countdown for launch of uncrewed test flight mission starts

A single-stage liquid propulsion rocket, equipped with a Crew Module and Crew Escape System, is slated for a lift-off from the first launch pad at the spaceport, Sriharikota at 8 am on Saturday.

21 Oct 2023, 04:00:01 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission live updates: Know full procedure of ISRO’s test flight set to launch today

Gaganyaan Mission live: ISRO is expected to carry out a brief test flight sequence on Saturday. The Indian space agency will launch the crew escape system and crew module at an altitude of 17 km at 8:00 am today. These payloads are expected to make a safe touchdown in the sea, about 10 km from Sriharikota on India's eastern coast. They would later be retrieved by the Navy from the Bay of Bengal.

21 Oct 2023, 04:00:01 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission live: When, Where to watch, What's expected? Check here

Gaganyaan Mission live updates: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday announced its plans to initiate unmanned flight tests as part of the Gaganyaan human spaceflight mission.(Read full story)

21 Oct 2023, 04:00:01 AM IST

Gaganyaan: 'India making rapid progress, will soon send astronaut, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who inaugurated the priority section of the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor said that the country is making rapid progress in various sectors, including space an will soon send astronaut in space on Gaganyaan, build space station India. His statements came while addressing the public after the inauguration of 17 Km priority section Sahibabad to 'Duhai Depot. (Read full story)

21 Oct 2023, 04:00:01 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission live: Crew module in TV-DV1 to capture flight data to understand the performance of vehicle

Gaganyaan Mission live updates: The crew module mission would capture flight data for evaluation of the performance of various systems onboard. It will help in enabling the scientists to get the knowledge of the performance of the vehicle. 

21 Oct 2023, 04:00:02 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission live updates: What are the payloads of ISRO test flight set for launch today?

Gaganyaan Mission live: The test flight will contain the crew module and crew escape system as its payloads. The crew module will act as a habitable space with an Earth-like environment in space for the crew. Crew module consists of a pressurised metallic ‘inner structure’ and an unpressurised ‘external structure’ with ‘thermal protection systems’.

21 Oct 2023, 04:00:02 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission live: What does the success of today’s test flight mean for ISRO ?

Gaganyaan Mission live updates: The success of today’s flight test will pave the way for further test and operations necessary to check the safety of astronauts who will be travelling in space under India’s Gaganyaan space mission programme. If successful, the test will set the stage for the remaining qualification tests and uncrewed missions, leading to the first Gaganyaan programme. 

21 Oct 2023, 04:00:02 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission live updates: What is TV-D1-Test Flight launch set to take place today?

Gaganyaan Mission live: On Saturday, ISRO will attempt a successful launch of its Test Vehicle- Demonstration (TV-D1), the single stage liquid propulsion rocket. The Indian space agency will launch the uncrewed flight test at 8:00 am at the spaceport, in Sriharikota on Saturday.

21 Oct 2023, 04:00:03 AM IST

Gaganyaan Mission live: About the mission

Gaganyaan Mission live updates: Under India’s ambitious Gaganyaan programme, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to send humans into space on a  Low Earth Orbit of 400 km for a three-day mission and bring them safely back to earth in 2025.

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