India’s first private rocket Vikram suborbital was successfully test fired from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. It was released at 11.30 am. This 83 kg rocket reached a height of 81.5 km with three payloads. After taking off from Sriharikota, the rocket splashed down safely in the Bay of Bengal, about 115 km away.
Dr Jitendra Singh said after the launch that this is a new beginning for the country’s space program and described it as a major step towards creating a conducive environment for the space sector. He said that India is fast emerging as a leading nation in the space sector. Used to be.
The rocket has been built by Sky Route, a startup working for the space sector. Pawan Kumar Chowdhary, one of the founders of Sky Route, said the rocket served its purpose.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur has congratulated ISRO and In-Space for the country’s first private launch of Vikram suborbital rocket. Thakur said that the country’s first private rocket Vikram S, named after Vikram Sarabhai, was launched from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. He said that this marked the beginning of a self-reliant Indian private sector in the space sector.