Sky root Aerospace, Indian aerospace start-up successfully test fired an upper stage rocket engine “Raman”.
India’s first 100% 3D printed bi-propellant liquid rocket engine injector named after the Nobel laureate Sir CV Raman and became the first private aerospace company in India to test a rocket engine developed in India.
Raman is a lightweight 3D printed rocket engine featuring a fewer number of moving parts.
Raman can hurl a satellite of 250 to 700 kilograms into the lower orbits.
Sky root developed the in-house software for launch vehicle guidance, navigation and control functions and the avionics modules of Raman are tested on-board by the company.
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