Vikram Sarabhai

Father of Indian space programme

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Vikram Sarabhai: Father of Indian space programme
Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was an Indian physicist and astronomer who initiated space research and helped develop nuclear power in India. He was honoured with Padma Bhushan in 1966 and the Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 1972. He is internationally regarded as the Father of the Indian Space Program.


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ISRO shares image of moon crater captured by Chandrayaan-2, names it 'Vikram Sarabhai'

he Sarabhai Crater is around 250 to 300 kilometres east of the crater where the Apollo 17 and Luna 21 Missions had landed.
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Chandrayaan-2 captures image of crater on Moon; ISRO names it after Vikram Sarabhai

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PSLV's Vikas engine: Veteran ISRO scientist's tribute to Vikram Sarabhai

India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket, is undoubtedly among the most successful and consistent rockets in the world among the sub-1.5ton payload to Low-earth orbit or polar orbits. But..
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'Visionary scientist, industrialist, institution-builder': Remembering Vikram Sarabhai on his 101st Anniversary

"I pay more than Rs 4 crore in taxes, you can assume that my money, paid as tax, is being used for the space programme," Dr Vikram Sarabhai, among India's top scientists, institution-builders and..
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Durga Puja: ISRO-themed pandal in Guwahati celebrates 100th birth anniversary of Vikram Sarabhai

The pandal has been designed by Chatribari Sarbajanin Debo Pujasthan Samity.
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Hopes fading on re-establishing link with lander Vikram: Isro scientists

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ISRO's journey from first baby step in 1960s to Chandrayaan-2

Under an ambitious Sarabhai, INCOSPAR grew and became ISRO in 1969 and in 1972, Government of India set up a Space Commission and the Department of Space (DOS), thereby bringing ISRO under the DOS.
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Rover on moon will be a fitting tribute to Vikram Sarabhai, says PM Narendra Modi

Recalling Sarabhai's vision for India's technological needs, his son Kartikeya said his father had said that India needed investment to develop technologies of internal combustion engine and electric..
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Sarabhai helped India become a major science & tech power: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid rich tributes to space pioneer Vikram Sarabhai on his 100th birth anniversary and said his vision helped India become a major science and technology player..
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Google Doodle celebrates Vikram Sarabhai's 100th birthday

The establishment of the Indian Space Research Organization (Isro) was one of his greatest achievements. The Sarabhai family was an important and rich Jain business family. His father Ambalal Sarabhai..
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Vikram Sarabhai's 100th birth anniversary: Google Doodle remembers founder of ISRO

Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awardee Vikram Sarabhai, an Indian scientist, innovator used to believe in science and how it can lead on to the path to development.
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