MTAR has signed an MoU with Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) for design and development of a Two-Stage to Low Earth Orbit All Liquid Small Satellite Launch Vehicle powered by semi cryogenic technology with a payload capacity of 500 kg.
Both parties have entered into framework MoU for various requirements including avionics, subsystems testing, facilitation of launch etc. and any other requirements that might emerge during the course of design, development and launch phase. The MoU shall remain in force for three years.
“MTAR has consistently embraced innovation to indigenise new technologies for India. Now the company is taking a leap forward to graduate from precision engineering to complete system integration by initiating the development of a Two Stage to Low Earth Orbit All Liquid Small Satellite Launch Vehicle project to address a payload of 500 kg in the Low Earth Orbit. The company has adopted all liquid route to leverage more than three decades of expertise in manufacturing liquid propulsion engines,” said Parvat Srinivas Reddy, Managing Director of MTAR Technologies Limited.