Tuesday 23 July 2019

Vikram Sarabhai , wiki , biography , wife , death , Education , awards (Founder Of ISRO)

Vikram Sarabhai ,founder of ISRO( Indian space research organisation) Born in August 12 , 1919 , is one of the India's greatest institution builder,  scientist,innovator ,physicist , and industrialist. He is widely regarded as the father of India's space programme .

Chandrayaan 2 is India's  Second lunar exploration developed by  the indian space research organisation .One lesser known facts about the Chandrayaan Mission 2 is that it is named "Vikram" after Late Dr.Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai .Read further for Vikram Sarabhai, wiki , Biography, awards , Education and death .

Vikram Sarabhai , wiki , biography , wife , death , Education , awards (Founder Of ISRO)



  •Personal Information
    Born -  12 August 1919.
    Birthplace - Ahmedabad, Bombay presidency ,       British India.
    Full name - Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai .
    Died - 30 December 1971 ,Due to Heart attack                     Thiruvananthapuram, Kerela ,India .
    Nationality - Indian .
    Religion - Jain .
    Popularity at - Father of Indian space program.
    Fields - Physics .
    Occupation - Scientist, Industrialist.
    Doctoral Advisor - C.V Raman
    Institution - ISRO

Vikram Sarabhai Wife And Children

   •Vikram Sarabhai Wife - Mrinalini Sarabhai .
   •Vikram Sarabhai children - Mallika Sarabhai (Daughter , Kartikeya Sarabhai ( Son ).


   • Father's name - Ambalal Sarabhai .

Vikram Sarabhai Education

• Gujarat College

• University of Cambridge

Vikram Sarabhai Awards

  • He was awarded India's Third highest civilian award ( Padma Bhushan ) in the year 1967 .
  •Awarded Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award in the year 1962 .
• He was also awarded India's Second highest Civilian award Padma Vibhushan in the year 1972 (Posthumously) .

Vikram Sarabhai , wiki , biography , wife , death , Education , awards (Founder Of ISRO)



(1) In the year 1962 , He was the President of the Physics section of Indian Science Congress .
(2) In the year 1970 , he was the President of the general conference of teh I.A.E.A, Vienna .
(3) In the year 1971 , he was the vice-president of the Fourth UN conference on "Peaceful uses of Atomic energy".
(4)He was the founder and chairman of the space application centre from 1963-71 .


  •  The Indian space research organisation is named in his memory ,The Vikram Sarabhai space centre (VSSC), is located in Trivandrum,in the Indian state of Kerala.
• He played a significant role in the establishment of Indian Institute of management, Ahmedabad.
• On his first Death Anniversary the postal Department of India released a commemorative postal Stamp of Sarabhai .Read Biography of K.Sivan and Satish Dhawan

Vikram Sarabhai Contribution

• Vikram Sarabhai established Physical research laboratory ( Research on cosmic ray ) , in M.G science institute, Ahmedabad in the year 1947 .
• Vikram Sarabhai also set up the first market research organisation in the country .
• Vikram along with his wife Mrinalini Sarabhai founded Darpana academy of performing arts .

Vikram Sarabhai greatest contribution was the project which he started for the fabrication and launch of an Indian satellite,Due to which ,the first Indian satellite,Aryabhata , was put in orbit in 1975 from a Russian Cosmodrome .

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