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Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre gets a new trisonic wind tunnel

The first blow-down test for the new trisonic wind tunnel at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) was successfully completed on Thursday.

The enormous structure gives the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) a powerful internal support system for space missions and the ability to conduct experiments in three speed regimes. According to the VSSC, it is a significant step toward national aeronautical self-sufficiency.</