Subbiah Arunan

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Subbiah Arunan
Born Nellai, Tamil Nadu
Residence India
Nationality Indian
Fields Mechanical Engineering and Space research
Institutions VSSC
Known for Mangalyaan Mission[1]

Subbiah Arunan (Tamil: சுப்பையா அருணன்) is an Indian scientist and known for Mars Orbiter Mission of Indian Space Research Organisation.[2] He was born in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu and completed his Mechanical engineering. In 1984, he started his career in Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre.[3] He is the project director of Mars Orbiter Mission, informally called Mangalyaan in 2013.


  1. ^ "Isro gears up to launch India’s first mission to Mars on November 5". Times of India. 2013-11-06. Retrieved 2013-11-07. 
  2. ^ India's Mars mission: The ISRO dreamers who made it possible
  3. ^ "Mangalyaan planning director from Nellai". Dinamalar. 2013-11-07. Retrieved 2013-11-07.