Today India is going to start a new era in space. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has launched the country’s first private rocket ‘Vikram-S’. This rocket (Vikram-S) has been made by Skyroot Aerospace Company based in Hyderabad. Vikram-S was launched today (Friday) from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota. This mission was named ‘Prarambh’. This will also give new heights to the entry of the private sector into the country’s space industry.

The rocket is named ‘Vikram-S’ after India’s most famous scientist and 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 is going to create history by launching the first private rocket developed by ‘Skyroot Aerospace’ from Sriharikota under the guidelines of ISRO.

Vikram-S will fly in sub-orbital. It will be a kind of test file. If India succeeds in this mission. If it is successful, its name will be included among the world’s leading countries for launching private space rockets. Vikram-S will reach an altitude of 81 km after its launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Center.

This mission will carry two payloads from a domestic customer and one from a foreign customer. The Vikram-S sub-orbital flight will carry three payloads from startup Space Kidz from Chennai, startup N-Space Tech from Andhra Pradesh and Armenian startup BazumQ Space Research Lab.

A low-budget launch plan has been formulated for thFuel has been changed to make launching more affordable. Instead of common fuel, LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) and liquid oxygen (LoX) will be used in this launch. This fuel is economical and pollution-free.

SkyroThe Skyroot Aerospace Company is very serious about launching the rocket safely. It was tested in many ways before launch. In November 2021, Nagpur-based OnSolar Industry Ltd. will open its doors. Cryogenic engines fabricated from 3D printing have been successfully tested in the firm’s test facility for the first time.