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ISRO Lends Its Testing Facility To Pvt Players First Time In 50 Years

Opening its facilities to private players for the first time, ISRO has allowed Tamil Nadu-based Space Kidz India and Bengaluru’s Syzygy Space Technologie to test their satellites. The firms will conduct tests at Sriharikota spaceport and Thiruvananthapuram rocket centre. Moreover, ISRO is also assisting a collaborative academia project, UNITYsat. Reportedly, the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre is reviewing 26 other… read-more

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 - 11:10 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: ISRO, K Sivan, Agnikul Cosmos, Skyroot Aerospace, Space Kidz India, Syzygy Space Technologies

Courtesy: The Times of India

Skyroot Aerospace test-fired its solid-fueled engine

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Private Spacecraft Manufacturer Skyroot Tests Solid-Fuel Engine

An Indian aerospace startup Skyroot Aerospace has successfully test-fired the miniature version of its solid-fueled engine - Kalam-5 - of their first rocket Vikram-1. The 4-stage rocket, including one liquid-fueled stage, was examined at a private facility in Nagpur. While it has already tested its liquid-fueled engine in August, the company is developing orbital-class rocket soon. Reportedly, the spacecraft will be India's first privately… read-more

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 06:11 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Skyroot Aerospace, Kalam-5, Vikram-1, Space, Rocket

Courtesy: Zee News