|Services||Launch vehicle, Electric Propulsion Systems and Chemical Propulsion Rocket Engines |
Bellatrix Aerospace, is an Indian private aerospace manufacturer and small satellite company, headquartered in Bangalore, India. The company was established in 2015. It plans to launch its own rocket named Chetak in 2023. The two-stage Chetak rocket is powered by a number of their own Aeon engines. The Chetak rocket will use liquid methane as fuel. In 2019 it announced plans to use water as propellant for an electric propulsion system. On 8 February 2021 they announced that they partnered with Skyroot Aerospace. On 9 February 2022, Rohan announced on Twitter that Bellatrix has stopped work on its rocket.
In June 2022, the company raised $8 million in a Series A funding round to pursue the development of in-space propulsion systems.