MECON, a public sector undertaking, added another feather in its cap with ISRO PROPULSION COMPLEX (IPRC-ISRO) commencing very 1st test of Semi-Cryogenic engine successfully on May 10 last at Mahendragiri, Tamil N?du on MECON built test stands.

According to a release, the facility, built by MECON, is first of its kind Test facility at Mahendragiri for performing static hot tests on Semi-Cryogenic propulsion systems.

This has paved way for boosting ISRO’s payload capacity for all its future launch vehicles. This is a leap towards Atma Nirbhar Bharat and also towards fulfilling India’s dream of human mission to space exploration.

Mecon’s Scope of Work / Services included Design, Detailed Engineering, Procurement Services, Shop Fabrication, Supply, Site Fabrication, Erection, Inspection and Commissioning of Test Stand Structures and Mechanical / Electrical Systems. (Super structure, Loading Frames, Folding Platforms, Swing Doors, Moving Platforms, Escape Chute, Material Handling Equipment and Electrical Systems)