Development of Space Launch Vehicles in India

  title={Development of Space Launch Vehicles in India},
  author={Rajaram Nagappa},
  pages={158 - 176}
  • R. Nagappa
  • Published 1 September 2016
  • Engineering
  • Astropolitics
ABSTRACT The Indian space program is a spacefaring success story with demonstrated capability in the design and building of application and scientific satellites, and the means to launch them into desired orbits. The end-to-end mission planning and execution capability comes with a high emphasis on self-reliance. Sounding rockets and small satellite launch vehicles provided the initial experience base for India. This experience was consolidated and applied to realize larger satellite launch… 
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