Elon Musk-led SpaceX launches India’s first privately built satellite, Exseed Sat-1


Aboard the Falcon 9, Exseed Sat-1 was launched into space earlier this week along with 63 other satellites, including SpaceX, from various countries across the world.

Carrying 64 satellites from 17 different countries, Elon Musk-led SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket finally took off on Tuesday from the Vandenberg air force base in California, US. And among these 64 satellites was a mini communication satellite called Exseed Sat-1, built by Mumbai-based startup Exseed Space.

Source: ISRO

Exseed Sat-1 aims to serve the amateur radio community in the country. Incidentally, with this launch, the Indian space-tech company has also achieved a huge milestone: breaking Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) monopoly in building satellites and launching the first privately-built satellite into space.

“Typically it takes years and millions of dollars to put together one satellite. With the successful launch of Exseed…



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