ISRO receives crew module for Gaganyaan mission
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Indian Space Research Organization received the Simulated Crew Module (SCM) Structure Assembly for the Gaganyaan project. The SCM is an unpressurized crew module where the interfaces of major systems like parachute systems & pyros are simulated.
The shape & outside mold line of the module received are said to have been simulated as per the crewed mission configuration. The SCM, which is to be used in the crewed mission by ISRO is a pressurized capsule & will accommodate astronauts during the Gaganyaan mission.
This first indigenous simulated crew module is developed by the VSSC & realized by Hyderabad’s Manjira Machine Builders Pvt Ltd. As stated by the ISRO, this crew module will be used for various missions like test vehicle missions, where the crew escape system will be validated along with the validation of various subsystems of the crew module.
Director of VSSC Dr. S Unnikrishnan Nair said to have received the module from Managing Director of Manjira Machine Builders Ch VN Sai Prakash, in a ceremony held at Manjira Machine Builders Pvt Ltd Campus in Hyderabad. As per information, the Chairman of ISRO/Secretary & Department of Space S Somanath, & Director of Human Space Flight Centre, HSFC Dr. R Umamaheswaran were virtually present at the event.
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