India successfully launches maidan private rocket Vikram-S, PM Modi congratulates ISRO and IN-SPACe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and IN-SPACe for the successful launch of India’s maiden private rocket Vikram-Suborbital developed by Skyroot Aerospace.  

 In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said; 

“A historic moment for India as the rocket Vikram-S, developed by Skyroot Aerospace, took off from Sriharikota today! It is an important milestone in the journey of India’s private space industry. Congrats to @isro & @INSPACeIND for enabling this feat.” 

“This accomplishment bears testimony to the immense talent of our youth, who took full advantage of the landmark space sector reforms of June 2020.” 

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