Vikram-S: Prarambh mission of India’s first privately developed rocket successful | India News

SRIHARIKOTA: India’s first privately developed rocket – Vikram-S – has been successfully launched on a suborbital mission from a exploratory missile complex at Sriharikota spaceport on Friday. Rocket developed by startup Skyroot aerospace.
Vikram-WORLD took off at 11:30 a.m. on a mission dubbed ‘Prarambh‘ (beginning). About 2.3 minutes after takeoff, the rocket reached an altitude of 81.5km with three payloads weighing a total of 83kg. After 4.84 minutes, the missile plunged into the Bay of Bengal, about 115.6km from Sriharikota.
The payloads come from Space Kidz India, Bazoomq Armenia and N-Space Tech India and are equipped with sensors to measure acceleration, pressure and others.
Skyroot says Vikram-S is a single-stage sub-orbital rocket powered by solid propellant propulsion. The rocket has been built using advanced technologies, including a carbon composite structure and 3D printed components.
“Vikram-S will help test and validate the majority of technologies in the Vikram orbiter class space launch vehicle series, including many subsystems and technologies that will be tested in the pre- and post-launch phases. ,” said Hyderabad, the company’s headquarters.
Skyroot is the first Indian startup to sign MoU with isro to launch a rocket into space.
The space promotion and regulatory body of India, the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Center (IN-SPACe), has been acting as a one-stop autonomous node agency of the Department of Space (DoS) ) to boost the private space sector economy.


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