Private space launch startup Skyroot is developing its first launch vehicle - the Vickram-I which it hopes to launch in December 2021.
The launch vehicle will insert its payload satellites into their target orbit by firing its upper-stage engine - nicknamed Ramen after the Indian physicist and Nobel prive winner C.V. Ramen. Recently they have completing a successful upper stage engine burn test which has .
Skyroot was founded by a team of rocket engineers from the Indian Space Research organisation and has raised over $4m. It has already started work on Vickram-2 and Vickram-3.