Space

Giant leap for ISRO

Print edition : January 23, 2015

GSLV-Mark III lifts off during a test flight carrying the CREW module on December 18. Photo: PTI

The CREW module, which hit the waters about 700 km from Port Plair in the Bay of Bengal, being retrieved by the Indian Coast Guard. The module was brought to the Ennore port near Chennai and transported to Sriharikota.

GSLV-Mark III puts a 3.75-tonne unmanned crew module into a sub-orbit as per plan, making it the perfect launch vehicle for India’s human spaceflight.
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