Indian space research organization (ISRO) 's latest polar satellite launch vehicle's (PSLVC-52) successful mission into space saw the critical role played by city-based Ananth Technologies Limited (ATL) in carrying out' sub-assemblies of various flight systems, integration, and checkouts'.
The PSLVC 52 mission has been unique for its different stages harnessed, integrated, tested, and qualified by us. Founder, chairman, and managing director of ATL Subba Rao Pavuluri shares that they have been a long-term partner with ISRO's Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) and taking guidance from its engineers.
While the company's Thiruvananthapuram unit has worked on various stages of the rocket-like fabrication, assembly, testing, avionics packages such as onboard computers, control electronics, telemetry, power systems, etc., and the Bangalore unit has contributed to satellite mission through many other key avionics systems.
Based out of Hyderabad, ATL has been involved with ISRO missions for the last three decades associated with the manufacturing of various electronics and mechanical subsystems for launch vehicles, satellites, spacecraft payloads, and grounds systems. The CMD also revealed that ATL provided ISRO with zero-defect manufacturing support to around 69 launch vehicles and 89 spacecraft so far. They have recently formed a joint venture with the US-based Saturn Satellite Networks for building advanced small to medium satellites specifically be suitable to be launched onboard India's PSLV and SSLV – a small satellite launch vehicle.
ATL has also entered into agreements with reputed aerospace and space companies of Europe, the US, and Russia. With the government opening up the space sector for enhanced participation of private industries in all areas, it would help in the resolve for self-reliance under the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat.'