SmartIndians - Dr. Vikram Sarabhai

Aug 12, 2015

As Independence Day approaches, Smartivity salutes the ‘Smart Indians’ who have made India proud!

Today, let us remember the father of the Indian space program and the founder of ISRO, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. A scientist, industrialist, innovator, entrepreneur, educator and more, he was a true visionary. India celebrates National Space Science Day on 12th August every year in his honour. 

As we bask in the afterglow of the success of the Mars Mission, we must applaud India’s pioneer of space science, who believed that - ‘If we are to play a meaningful role nationally, and in the community of nations, we must be second to none in the application of advanced technologies to the real problems of man and society.’

Read more about him here.