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ISRO developing small rockets capable of 500-700 Kg Payload

 

 

ISRO to develop small rockets to carry satellites to space 

The Indian Space Agency is planning to fly its first small rocket in the next year (2019). The carrying capacity of this rocket will be 500-700 kg. Such small rockets that can carry about 500 kg of satellites loaded, they are under development. The first small rocket flight can take place next year.

The small rocket will be launched from the current rocketport located in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. For small rockets, a launch pad is needed, which has a simple vertical launch mechanism.

Initially, SSLV will be launched from the launch pad in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Later will work on creating a separate spaceport. "Small rockets will be launched from Sriharikota itself. 

Antrix has invited applications from Indian citizens for the post of Manufacturing and Marketing Head of Space Systems. In this job description, it has been written that Antrix is looking at creating a new spaceport, whose implementation will be responsible for handling this post and it will work with ISRO and transfer technology and companies working with the system. Have to do. Antrix may have plans in the future.


 

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