Team Blitz India
SRIHARIKOTA The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully executed the test flight abort mission, for the Gaganyaan mission on October 21 after the first test flight was aborted at 8:45 am due to a problem in the engine ignition.
Earlier, ISRO briefly aborted the launch of the first uncrewed test flight (TV-D1 Flight Test) in the Gaganyaan Mission.
The space agency then said that the errors have been identified and corrected and the second launch was successfully conducted at 10am.
This Flight test vehicle Abort mission is conducted to demonstrate the performance of the Crew escape system as part of the Gaganyaan mission.
The mission objectives of the TV-D1 launch are: Flight demonstration and evaluation of Test Vehicle subsystems; flight demonstration and evaluation of Crew Escape System including various separation systems; crew module characteristics; and deceleration system demonstration at higher altitudes and its recovery.