ISRO successfully tests hydrogen fuel cell in space


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully generated power from a hydrogen fuel cell in space as part of a test that could help transform manned space missions.

Having last year announced its aim to establish a fully functioning space station by 2035, India has set its sights on accelerating the development of technology that could make this target a reality.

The project saw ISRO test a 100W class polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell-based power system in its orbital platform, POEM3, launched onboard its PSLV-C58 vehicle on 1st January, 2024.

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