Vikram Sarabhai

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was an Indian physicist and astronomer who initiated space research and helped develop nuclear power in India. He was honoured with Padma Bhushan in 1966 and... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai, August 12, 1919, Ahmedabad, Bombay Presidency, British India
  • Died:  December 30, 1971, Halcyon Castle, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
  • Nationality:  Indian
  • Fields:  Physics
  • Institutions:  Indian Space Research Organisation, Physical Research Laboratory
  • Alma mater:  University of Cambridge (BA, PhD)
  • Doctoral students:  Udupi Ramachandra Rao
  • Known for:  Indian space program, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • Notable awards:  Padma Bhushan (1966), Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) (1972)
  • Spouse:  Mrinalini Sarabhai
  • Children:  Mallika Sarabhai (daughter), Kartikeya Sarabhai (son)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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