India’s 1st privately built rocket Vikram-S set to keep date with space on November 18

India’s first privately built rocket, Vikram-S, developed by Hyderabad-based startup Skyroot Aerospace, is set to fly into space and create history on Friday. The suborbital launch vehicle is scheduled to blast off from Isro’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at around 11.30am, carrying three payloads belonging to Space Kidz India, N-Space Tech India and Bazoomq Armenia as part of its maiden mission — Prarambh.