India embarks on its space startup journey by launching its first private rocket

By VARINDIA - 2022-11-23

India embarks on its space startup journey by launching its first private rocket

The new space age for India has begun with the first-ever private rocket launch by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on Friday. Seen as a new beginning for ISRO, the nation’s first private rocket ‘Vikram-S’ is also considered a turning point for space startups.

 

India’s maiden private Vikram-suborbital (VKS) rocket has been named after Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, the father of India’s space program and former chairman of ISRO.

 

Union Minister of Science and Technology and MoS PMO, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh, witnessed the momentous occasion at Sriharikota. He described it as a new beginning in India’s space journey and a turning point for India’s startup movement.

 

“This is a major milestone in the journey of ISRO, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi unlocked the Space Sector in 2020 for private participation,” said Dr. Singh.

 

He further said that the ISRO has added another feather to its glorious space journey, setting a new milestone in the 75 years history of independent India. “The launch has put India among the frontline space powers of the world and many aspiring countries will look forward to taking cues from Indian expertise,” the minister said.

 

Vikram-S is a single-stage fuel rocket meant to test most systems and processes in Skyroot Aerospace’s project ahead of the launch of Vikram-1 next year.

 

“The rocket goes to the max altitude of 81.5km and splashes into the sea and the overall duration of the launch is about 300 seconds only,” said Dr. Singh.

 

Skyroot was the first startup to sign an MoU with ISRO for launching its rockets. Apart from being the nation’s first private launch, it is also the maiden mission of Skyroot Aerospace, named “Prarambh”.

 

The Minister underlined that PM Modi had enabled India to earn universal recognition for its science, technology, innovation capabilities. He said that the whole world is looking at India as an inspirational place, as it is helping budding countries in capacity building and satellite building including nanosatellites.

 

ISRO said in a statement that Mission Prarambh was successfully accomplished, while the Skyroot Aerospace said that Vikram-S makes history as the first private rocket of India to grace the skies. It carried three payloads in space, including one from foreign customers.


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