Skyroot Aerospace is the first privately held Indian rocket company to build and successfully complete a launch campaign, from the ground up, accomplishing the campaign from company inception in 2018 to a successful maiden launch on November 18th, 2022.
Skyroot’s success is one example of India’s vigorous space program. Through the establishment of intermediary organizations, the current administration is encouraging the private space sector to accelerate the innovative development of launchers and spacecraft. Skyroot Aerospace is focused on opening space for all, by pushing the boundaries of today's technology.
During this informative space forum, NSS Board of Directors Member Madhu Thangavelu will lead a discussion with Sireesh Pallikonda, Business Development Lead for Skyroot Aerospace. They will discuss the inspiration that led to the company creation, the challenges and the hurdles that the staff faced throughout the build, test and integration phases, and the activities that led to the successful first launch as well as the payloads on the maiden test flight of the Vikram-S. They will also explore mission opportunities the future holds as SKYROOT evolves a stable of high-performance launchers for both domestic and global customers.
Don’t miss this exciting space forum that reflects the international nature of space exploration, development and settlement