Hat-trick for Pushpak: ISRO aces final test of Reusable Launch Vehicle tech

ISRO successfully conducted the third test of its Reusable Launch Vehicle, the LEX-03, demonstrating advanced autonomous landing capabilities under challenging conditions at Karnataka's Aeronautical Test Range. The vehicle 'Pushpak' executed a precise landing, using cutting-edge technology to simulate high-speed orbital reentry conditions.

ISRO test vehicle

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday announced success in the final test of the Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) Landing EXperiment (LEX). 

This is the third consecutive success in the series of LEX (03) technology demonstrating “the autonomous landing capability” and was conducted at 07:10 a.m. at the Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) in Chitradurga, Karnataka.