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.
As Chandrayaan-2 cruises to reach the moon by August 20 and drop a lander called 'Vikram' on the Earth's sole satellite on September 7, Google on Monday celebrated the 100th birthday of Dr Vikram Sarabhai father of the Indian space programme with a Doodle.
As Chandrayaan-2 cruises to reach the moon by August 20 and drop a lander called Vikram on the Earth's sole satellite on September 7, Google on Monday celebrated the 100th birthday of Dr Vikram Sarabhai - father of the Indian space programme "with a Doodle".
22 India's second lunar mission was on track as its 'Babubali' GSLV rocket successfully put the moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 into the orbit in a copy book style on Monday afternoon.
22 India moved towards its second tryst with the moon with ISRO's heavy lift rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) - carrying the 3,850 kg Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, blasting off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Monday afternoon.
India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 were being readied up for their historic flight to the Moon on July 15, said space agency officials.
India will launch its second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 on July 15 from Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh and land its rover on the lunar surface on September 6, a top official said on Wednesday.