Shock Tunnels Test More than Just Spacecraft Models

One of the largest shock tunnels in a university setup, India‚Äôs first hypersonic shock tunnel (HST) was built in 1973 at IISc by NM Reddy, who had studied under Irvine Israel Glass and Satish Dhawan. After holding several positions abroad, Reddy returned to India in 1970 and introduced shock tubes and shock tunnels in India […]