Dr. K. Kasturirangan
Ex-Chairman ISRO (Padmavibhushan)
An Indian Space scientist who headed ISRO(Indian Space Research Organisation) and a recipient of three major civilian awards: Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.He was the director for India's first two experimental earth observation satellites, Bhaskara-I and II and in his leadership ISRO witnessed the first launch of GSLV, PSLV and Chandrayaan-1. His research areas include high energy X-ray, gamma ray astronomy and optical astronomy in which he published more than 244 papers.
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