Agnikul Cosmos, based in Chennai, is prepared to launch its 3D-printed rocket Agnibaan SubOrbital Technological Demonstrator (SOrTeD) from its private launchpad located at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR in Sriharikota.
- It is a single-stage launch vehicle driven by Agnikul’s patented Agnilet engine an entirely 3D-printed, single-piece, 6 kN semi-cryogenic engine.
- It was officially unveiled and integrated on August 15 at Agnikul’s Mission Control Center (AMCC) at Sriharikota in front of representatives from the Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC), the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Center (IN-SPACE), as well as several Agnikul team members.
- Agnikul inaugurated India’s first launchpad and mission control center at Satish Dhawan Space Centre on November 25, 2022.
- This facility serves as the base from which Agnikul intends to execute its ambitious suborbital and orbital missions in the coming years.