Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation

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The Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation is the highest-ranked official of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the space agency of the India. The Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was found in 1962 with Vikram Sarabhai as its chairman. The Indian Space Research Organisation in its modern form was created by Vikarm Sarabhai in 1969.[1] Since then there have been seven chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, with Prof. Satish Dhawan serving the longest term of 12 years as the Chairman.

Chairman[edit]

Photograph Name Term start Term end Term length Ref(s)
Dr. Vikram Sarabhai SarabhaiVikram Sarabhai 19631963 19721972 9Nine years [2]
MenonM G K Menon 1972January 1972 1972September 1972 99 months [3]
Dr. Satish Dhawan DhawanSatish Dhawan 19721972 19841984 12Twelve years [4]
Prof. U R Rao RaoU R Rao 19841984 19941994 10Ten years [5]
Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan RaoK Kasturirangan 19941994 2003-08-2727 August 2003 9Nine years [6]
G. Madhavan Nair RaoG Madhavan Nair September 2003 2009-10-2929 October 2009 6Six years [7]
K._Radhakrishnan_(scientist) DordainK Radhakrishnan 200330 October 2009 Incumbent [8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mangalorean.Com- Serving Mangaloreans Around The World!". mangalorean.com. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  2. ^ "Welcome To ISRO :: Former Chairman :: Dr. Vikram Sarabhai - Introduction". isro.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  3. ^ "Welcome To ISRO :: Former Chairman - Prof. M G K Menon". isro.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  4. ^ "Welcome To ISRO :: Former Chairmen :: Prof Satish Dhawan". isro.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  5. ^ "Welcome To ISRO :: Former Chairman - Prof.Udupi Ramachandra Rao". isro.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  6. ^ "Welcome To ISRO :: Former Chairman :: Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan - Introduction". isro.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  7. ^ "Shri G Madhavan Nair". About ISRO. Indian Space Research Organisation. 2008-11-11. Retrieved 2009-11-01. 
  8. ^ "Dr. K. Radhakrishnan". About ISRO. Indian Space Research Organisation. 2008-11-11. Retrieved 2009-11-01. 

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