Vikram Sarabhai (Scientist)

Vikram Sarabhai (Scientist)

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was an Indian scientist and innovator widely regarded as the father of India's space programme.

Sarabhai received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Medal in 1962.

Born: August 12, 1919, Ahmedabad

Organizations founded: Indian Space Research Organisation.

Died: December 30, 1971, Halcyon Castle, Thiruvananthapuram.