The “Made in India” space shuttle has just passed its first big test — Quartz

On paper, it was just a short test flight. But for India’s dreams of building an indigenous space shuttle, the narrow plume of smoke in the skies above Sriharikota was a big deal. At 7 AM on May 23, a prototype of India’s Re-usable Launch Vehicle (RLV)—a reusable space shuttle designed to put satellites into…

via The “Made in India” space shuttle has just passed its first big test — Quartz

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