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First privately developed Indian rocket Vikram-S being launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, an island off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.(AFP)

The half-tonne Vikram-S rocket launched before midday and travelled in an arc.(AFP)

Union MoS for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh with ISRO Chairman S. Somanath, INSPACe Chairperson Pawan Goenka and Skyroot Aerospace co-founders Pawan Kumar Chandana and Naga Bharath Daka.(PTI)


Skyroot is the first privately held company in India in space sector after it was opened for the private players by the Centre in 2020.(ISRO)

Vikram-S, a single-stage sub-orbital launch vehicle, will carry three customer payloads and help test and validate the majority of the technologies in the Vikram series of space vehicles.(ISRO)




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