IIT alumnus Pawan Kumar Chandna and Naga Bharat Daka started a space startup Skyroot Aerospace in 2018.
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Skyroot Aerospace : The country’s first private rocket Vikram-S will be launched on November 18 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)Indian Space Research OrganizationISRO is set to launch the rocket developed by space startup Skyroot Aerospace at 11.30 am on Friday. Skyroot said, due to bad weather, the date of the first suborbital launch of the rocket was changed from 15 to 18 November. Earlier Skyroot Aerospace (Skyroot Aerospace) spokesperson had said that due to the forecast of bad weather, we have been given a new launch window from 15-19 November for our Vikram-S rocket launch from Sriharikota, with the most likely date being 18 November at 11:30 am. This first mission of Skyroot Aerospace has been named as Mission Prabhu.
IIT alumnus Pawan Kumar Chandna and Naga Bharat Daka started a space startup Skyroot Aerospace in 2018. At that time there was no private company in India in the field of space. Four years after its inception, this startup is going to launch its first private rocket on 18 November.
These names given to the mission
Although India’s space program is considered very advanced in the world, but Skyroot is the first private company to register its presence in this field. This mission of Skyroot has been named Mission Prabhu. And the rocket has been named Vikram-S. India’s first private rocket will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. This will be a major achievement of India in the field of space. This is like the launch of Elon Musk’s first private rocket of SpaceX.
techniques will be recognized
Explain that it will be launched from the launch pad of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in Sriharikota. The mission is considered an important milestone for Skyroot, as it will help validate 80 percent of the technologies that will be used in the Vikram-1 orbital vehicle, which is planned for launch next year.
Many companies are making satellites and rockets
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman S Somnath told that 100 start-ups have entered into an agreement to work with ISRO in the field of space technology and innovation. Somnath was speaking on the topic R&D – Innovation for Global Impact at Bangalore Tech Summit-2022 on Thursday. During this, he told that out of 100, there are about 10 such companies, which are engaged in developing satellites and rockets.
During this, while giving information about Chandrayaan III, he told that it will be launched soon. In response to a question, he told that there are many missions on which ISRO and the American space agency NASA are working together.
Discussing the use of space technology in all spheres of life, he said that the technologies and innovations made for space missions are also used in many ways in everyday life. Many start-ups are specifically working on this aspect. Along with this, he said that ISRO is an important partner in the smart city projects and smart manufacturing processes of the Government of India.
English News Headline : India’s first private rocket will be launched today.
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