Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) is the major landmark here. A few kilometers away is Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) - the main research and development establishment of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
Trivandrum International Airport serves Thumba. Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is the nearest railhead.
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Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
The facility is situated near the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS), about 16 km north of Thiruvananthapuram in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala. VSSC also possesses an Ammonium Perchlorate Experimental Plant at Aluva. Liquid Propulsion Systems Center (LPSC) at Valiamala, renowned for developing the indigenous cryogenic engine, is a part of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Center.