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It would have arrived sooner were it pointed in the other direction
Definitely not India’s first rocket unless it’s an old Mysorean rocket that they found. Mysorean rockets where used from the 1780’s onward as a form of artillery. There are even earlier rockets that have been used in India from the 1300’s onward.
From this to making the world record of launching the largest number of satellites on a single rocket…..
this guys braver than me i can’t imagine rocket were very stable in the 60’s
This is a Nike Apache Sounding Rocket fired from Thumba Equitorial Launching Station, Kerala in 1963.
[Here’s another famous photo of two scientists carrying the rocket part on a bicycle. ](https://i.pinimg.com/originals/53/f7/f2/53f7f2e821cb1583fce62d8c094171eb.jpg)
[India’s first satellite being carried to this launch center on a bullock cart](https://smedia2.intoday.in/indiatoday/images/stories/2016January/sharma–mos-7_011316054439.jpg)
[The full rocket on launchpad](https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C4snU81UoAAFh3W.jpg)
[Here’s a recent photo of a research rocket from the same launching station in Kerala. ](http://newsandviews.org.in/sites/default/files/newspics/RH%20200%20Launch%202%20-%202015.10.07.jpg)
“Is that a rocket on your bike or are you just happy to see me?”
This is why you should subscribe to Pewdiepie over T-Series