Bellatrix Aerospace is a research and development company developing orbital launch vehicles (rockets) and electric propulsion systems for satellites.

Basic Information

Established in 2015, Bellatrix Aerospace is a private Indian aerospace manufacturer and smallsat launcher headquartered in Bangalore. The company is developing Chetak, a nano-satellite launch vehicle. Chetak is a two stage vehicle, where the first stage is designed for reuse. Both the stages of Chetak will use liquid methane as fuel and features an all-carbon composite construction. It is designed to be capable of launching multiple satellites in the same launch mission and placing satellites in equatorial, inclined as well as polar orbits. Bellatrix promises minimum wait periods of less than 1 month on Chetak. The company has also developed and patented Microwave Electro-thermal Thrusters (MET) an advanced type of electric propulsion for satellites. See more

Legal Name

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Bellatrix Aerospace (India) Private Limited

Headquarters

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Founding Date

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2015

No. of Employees

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21 to 40

Core Team

:
1.

Rohan M Ganapathy

Co-Founder and CEO

2.

Yashas Karanam

Co-Founder, Director & COO

Funding

Total Funding

$3.0M

Investors

:

1.

Deepika Padukone

2.

CIIE

3.

KARSEMVEM- Kitven Fund

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