Skyroot Aerospace, an Indian startup aerospace company, has unveiled Vikram-I, a multi-stage rocket with advanced orbital satellite deployment capabilities.

  • Vikram-I is designed to carry payloads of approximately 300 kg to Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and has a unique all-carbon-fiber body for durability in space.
  • Vikram-I is capable of placing multiple satellites into orbit simultaneously, making it a significant achievement for India's space sector.
  • The rocket features 3D-printed liquid engines and an orbital adjustment module with re-start capability.
  • Skyroot Aerospace claims that Vikram-I can be assembled and launched within 24 hours from any launch site.

Q15. With reference to Vikram-I, consider ....

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