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Vikram-S a boom in the Indian space sector

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The Indian space program has marked another milestone today – with the successful completion of lift off trails by a private space company. 

Indian space startup – SkyRoot today successfully demonstrated its capability to achieve lift off of its rocket named- Vikram -S

This is the first time an Indian private space company performed and achieved a feast. Since the launch of Indian space programs, decades ago – the country’s space programs have been planned and executed by ISRO(Indian Space Research Organisation) due to the complexity of the work and costing. However, in the past one decade many private companies globally have ventured into the space program – with the american SpaceX being the leader. 

In India too – with the advent of startup culture and with push and support from the government of India – saw mushrooming of numerous Indian space startups.

India’s journey space program has faced and overcome multiple challenges over the years. It is known that Indian scientists used to carry  the rockets on bicycles for testing. From India’s first satellite Aryabhatta released in 1975 to EOS-04 in 2022, India’s space adventure has spanned 47 years and over 120 satellites.

 Former engineers and scientists from ISRO collectively based Skyroot in 2018, an aerospace industry, which has today launched  Vikram-S, India’s first private rocket. The rocket reached an altitude of 81.5 Km with 3 payloads weighing eighty three kg. It splashed down into the Bay of Bengal at around 115.6 Km from Sriharikota after four.Eighty four mins. ISRO leader, S Somanath’s announcement pronouncing 100 startups have registered to paintings on space tech is a clue for the upcoming sizable position the personal region is going to play in space tech. 

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