Subbiah Arunan

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Subbiah Arunan
Known forMangalyaan Mission
Scientific career
FieldsMechanical Engineering and Space research

Subbiah Arunan is an Indian scientist and Padma Shri awardee,[1] known for his role in the Mars Orbiter Mission of Indian Space Research Organisation.[2][3] He finished his schooling in St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, Vikramasingapuram in Tirunelveli Dist. He was born in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu and completed his Mechanical engineering from Coimbatore Institute of Technology. In 1984, he started his career in Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre.[4] He is the project director of Mars Orbiter Mission, informally called Mangalyaan in 2013.


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