Beginning of new era in India’s space sector, country’s first private rocket Vikram-S launched

Vikram-S Launching: India has started a new era in space. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Friday launched the country’s first private rocket ‘Vikram-S’. has been launched. This rocket (Vikram-S) has been made by Skyroot Aerospace company based in Hyderabad. ‘Vikram-S’ The launch took place from the Satish Dhawan Space Center located in Sriharikota. This mission is called ‘Start’ Name given. This will give new heights to the entry of the private sector in the country’s space industry. 

The name of the rocket ‘Vikram-S’ is named after the great scientist of India and the founder of ISRO, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. Pawan Goenka, chairman of the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Center (IN-SPACE), said that this is a big leap for the private sector in India. He has congratulated Skyroot for becoming the first Indian company to be authorized to launch the rocket. Union Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said that India will launch ‘Skyroot Aerospace’ from Sriharikota under ISRO guidelines. Creating history by launching the first private rocket developed by India.

Big moment for India

Vikram-S has flown in the sub-orbital. Now India’s name has been associated with those countries, which send rockets of private companies into space. Vikram-S will reach an altitude of 81 km after its launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Center. Three payloads of two domestic and one foreign customer are being carried in this mission. Vikram-S is carrying three payloads from Chennai-based start-up Space Kidz, Andhra Pradesh-based start-up N-Space Tech and Armenian start-up BazumQ Space Research Lab in the sub-orbital flight.

India’s first ever private rocket Vikram-S, named after Vikram Sarabhai, launched from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The rocket has been built by "Skyroot Aerospace",

— ANI (@ANI) November 18, 2022

Rocket will be launched cheap

A plan has been made to launch the rocket in a low budget. Its fuel has been changed for cheap launching. In this launching, instead of common fuel, LNG i.e. Liquid Natural Gas and Liquid Oxygen (LoX) will be used. This fuel is economical as well as pollution free. Skyroot Aerospace Company is very serious about the successful launching of the rocket. The company has tested the rocket in many ways before launching. On 25 November 2021, Solar Industry Ltd. located in Nagpur. Its first 3D printed cryogenic engine was successfully tested at its test facility.

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