ISRO has Told, “Indian sounding rockets are used by the scientific community as important tools for experiments in space physics.” The sounding rocket platform was used in missions such as the Equatorial Electrojet (EEJ) and the Monsoon Experiment (MONEX) for scientific exploration of the Earth’s atmosphere. The Rohini Sounding Rocket (RSR) series is one of the heavy and complex launch vehicles of ISRO. It is being used for studies related to the atmosphere and weather.
Recently ISRO’s commercial unit NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) successfully launched 36 broadband satellites of OneWeb from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Bharti Global largest in low earth orbit satellite communications firm OneWeb investor Is. This is one of the big commercial orders for ISRO and NSIL. This is the first such order in which the LVM3 rocket has been used.
OneWeb said it plans to provide high-speed connectivity across the country by next year. This is the 14th launch for OneWeb and the second launch this year. This takes the total number of satellites of the firm to 462. This is more than 70 percent of its plan to have 648 low earth orbit satellites. OneWeb had said, “The firm has four launches to go and after that OneWeb will be ready to begin global coverage by next year. The firm’s connectivity solutions already exist north of 50-degree latitude.” The completely indigenously built LVM3 rocket has been involved in four successful missions so far. These include the important Chandrayaan-2 mission. ISRO is preparing to launch its third Moon mission. Chandrayaan-3 will be launched in June next year. This is an important campaign for exploration on the surface of the Moon.