ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC)
ISRO Propulsion Complex
ISRO, Department of Space
Mahendragiri, Tirunelveli District
Tamil Nadu - 627 133
Director: Mr. K Alaguvelu
ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri is equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities necessary for realising the cutting edge propulsion technology products for the Indian space programme. Formerly, IPRC was known as LPSC, Mahendragiri and taking cognizance of the future growth of the space program of our nation and the concomitant expansion at Mahendragiri, it was elevated as IPRC with effect from February 01, 2014.
The activities carried out at IPRC, Mahendragiri are: assembly, integration and testing of earth storable propellant engines, cryogenic engines and stages for launch vehicles; high altitude testing of upper stage engines and spacecraft thrusters as well as testing of its sub systems; production and supply of cryogenic propellants for Indian cryogenic rocket programme, etc. A Semi-cryogenic Cold Flow Test facility (SCFT) has been established at IPRC, Mahendragiri for the development, qualification and acceptance testing of semicryogenic engine subsystems.
IPRC is responsible for the supply of Storable Liquid Propellants for ISRO’s launch vehicles and satellite programmes. IPRC delivers quality products to meet the zero defect demand of ISRO space programme ensuring high standards of safety and reliability. It also carries out Research & Development (R&D) and Technology Development Programmes (TDP) towards continued improvement of its contribution to the Indian space programme.