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Google Doodle celebrates Vikram Sarabhai's 100th birthday

Updated : August 12, 2019 06:41:49 IST

With the escalation of the World War II, he returned to India and joined the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and began research in cosmic rays under the guidance of Nobel winner Sir C.V. Raman.
He was instrumental in establishing the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) in Ahmedabad. He was only 28 at that time.
Vikram started a project for the fabrication and launch of an Indian Satellite. As a result, the first Indian satellite, Aryabhata, was put in orbit in 1975 from a Russian Cosmodrome.
Google Doodle celebrates Vikram Sarabhai's 100th birthday
Published : August 12, 2019 06:36 AM IST

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