ISRO begins preparations for setting up 3rd rocket launchpad

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has begun preparatory works for setting up a 3rd rocket launchpad in the small coastal hamlet of Kulashekhrapattinam in the Thuthukudi district of Tamil Nadu. At present, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has two launch pads at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The demand for additional launch pads has arisen as a result of the increase in the number of satellite launches from India, both for domestic and international customers.

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  • ISRO Director: K.Sivan; Headquarters: Bengaluru; Established: 1969.

Source: The News on AIR

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