Rocket Launching Facilities in Bharat

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India is a sub-continent that stretches from Ladakh in

the North to Kanyakumari in the South and from

Gujrat in the West to Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland

and Manipur in the East. India is currently the

seventh largest country by land covering an area of

approximately 32,87,263 kms.


India's Space Strengths:

India is the fourth country in the world to have

destroyed a satellite of its own. India built the

record-breaking space capability of launching 104

satellites on a single Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle

(PSL) in sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh in the year

2017 through Indian Space Research Organization

(ISRO). Through SROs Mangalyaan mission India

became the only country in the world to have

reached Mars in its first attempt.


The Vast Coastline:

All such space capabilities and power of India is

accomplished through its vast coastline. India has a

gross (mainland and island) coastline of

approximately 7500 kms. which benefits it for

launching rockets into the space. India has three

launching facilities as below.


Rocket Launching Facilities :


«Dr. Abdul Kalam Island in the Bhadrak district of

Indian state of Odisha


- Satish Dhawan Space Centre (Sriharikota) in the

Indian state of Andhra Pradesh


- Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthpuram

(Thumba) in the Indian state of Kerala.




Funding Agency: 
Bibhorr Labs