Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai (1919 - 1971)

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Birthplace: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Death: Died
Managed by: Anilkumar Nair Puthalath
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About Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai

Dr. Vikram A. Sarabhai, (left) Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and head of India's Department of Atomic Energy and Dr. Thomas O. Paine, NASA Administrator, sign an agreement to cooperate in an unprecedented experiment using a space satellite to bring instructional television programs to some 5,000 Indian villages. The Applications Technology Satellite 6 (ATS 6)satellite launched May 30, 1974, became available to the ISRO for one year on August 1, 1975. ATS 6 acted as a broadcasting station in space, sending health and educational television programs to inexpensive ground stations in remote villages of India.

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Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai's Timeline

1919
August 12, 1919
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
1942
1942
Age 22
1971
December 31, 1971
Age 52