India Gets its First Private Launchpad and Control Centre at Sriharikota

This latest development from Chennai-based rocket company Agnikul Cosmos will enable them to launch their own rockets into space.

It is located within India’s existing and lone spaceport, the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota.

The space agency said the establishment of this private launchpad marks a significant step in opening the space sector to private players

The new facility has been inaugurated on the 28th of November, by the Chairman, of ISRO, Dr S. Somanath, senior officials from ISRO and the Agnikul team.