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Vikram-S: India’s 1st privately made rocket launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota (WATCH)

Vikram-S Rocket- India’s first privately made rocket launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre

Neha Singh

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New Delhi: India’s 1st privately made rocket Vikram-S was launched by ISRO today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradeh. Vikram-S Rocket has been named as a tribute to the father of India’s space programme Vikram Sarabhai.

Symbolising the new beginning, the mission has been named ‘Prarambh.’ India’s first ever private rocket Vikram-S has been built by “Skyroot Aerospace”.

It was in 2022 when Centre opened the space sector to private players.

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Chairman of INSPACe, Pawan Kumar Goenka expressed his happiness while announcing the successful completion of Mission Prarambh – the beginning of Skyroot Aerospace.

Pawan Kumar Chandana, Co-Founder of Skyroot after the launch of the rocket said “Vikram rocket can reach hypersonic speeds.”

This is a developing story.

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