ISRO creates history, successfully launches India’s first private rocket Vikram-S

ISRO creates history, successfully launches India’s first private rocket Vikram-S

Sriharikota, (Andhra Pradesh): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday heralded a new milestone when it successfully launched the country’s first private rocket Vikram-S, named Prarambh from this spaceport.

After a short three hour countdown, the six m tall suborbital launch vehicle, with a lift off mass 545 kg and powered by solid fuel, and carrying three payloads, lifted off from the Sound Rocket Launch Pad at 1130 hrs here, heralding a new milestone in India’s space programme.
UNI

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