- These companies make available Hardware and Testing Solutions
- Godrej supplied engines for GSLV MK-III launcher
- L & T has tested the manufacturing and proof pressure of launcher boosters.
Jul 23, 2019, 06:19 PM IST
Mumbai. Private companies such as Larsen and Toubro (L & T) and Godrej also played an important role in the successful launch of the Chandran-II of the Rs 978-crore ISRO. These companies have made available Hardware and Testing Solutions. Such companies include Infinity Technologies, MTAR Technologies, Inox Technologies, Lakshmi Machine Works, Centum Opal and Karnataka Hybrid.
L & T provides flight hardware, all systems
Godrej Aerospace Executive Vice President and Business Head SM Vaidya told that Godrej made available components for LS10 engine and CE20 engine for GSLV Mk-III launcher, thrusters for orbiter-lander and components for DSN antenna.
According to JD Patil, Senior Executive Vice President of Defense and L & T-NXT, Larsen & Toubro, his company provided many important flight hardware, all systems. The pair of GSLV Mk-III's S 200 Solid Boosters were built in the Pioneer Aerospace Workshop of Larsen & Toubro. In addition to manufacturing, Larsen & Toubro also had proof-pressure testing of the S 200 solid boosters.
Government Authority, Steel Authority of India (SAIL) had provided special quality steel supply for Chandrayaan-II mission. Chandrayaan-2 was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Center of Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) on 2 o'clock in the afternoon on Monday afternoon. Yan successfully reached Earth orbit only after 17 minutes of launch.
India had launched its space program 50 years ago. After the 1974 nuclear test, Western countries had banned India. After this the country had started focusing on developing its technology and rocket. Since then, ISRO has reduced dependency on import. He decides the outline of his programs on the basis of outsourcing from the private sector of the country.