Friday, January 01, 2021

Vikram Sarabhai - Father of India's Space Program


Vikram Sarabhai founded 'Physical Research Laboratory' on 11th Nov 1947 in Ahmedabad. It was foundation of Indian space program in real sense.

Today India is one of the leaders in space research. And Vikram Sarabhai has played big role in positioning India among world leaders in space research

Sarabhai started a project for the fabrication and launch of an Indian satellite. As a result, the first Indian satellite, Aryabhata, was put in orbit in 1975 from a Russian cosmodrome. He was the founder of Indian Space Research Organization.


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