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A Brief History of Rocketry in ISRO

 
P V Manoranjan Rao (Author) P. Radhakrishnan (Author)
Synopsis

This book attempts to showcase India’s capabilities in rocketry developed over the past 45 years 1963-2003. Starting from scratch, the Indian Space Research Organization ISRO painstakingly mastered this technology in a remarkably short time. The book explains the complex technological developments in the field for the lay person. It also records historical events and provides biographical sketches of legendry personalities like Bhabha, Sarabhai, Dhawan and Brahm Prakash highlighting their contributions to building modern India.

Salient features:

Transcripts of interviews with key personnel.

Evocative photographs that chart the progress of the rocketry programme.

Extracts from biographical articles.

Comprehensive name and subject indexes.

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About the author

P. Radhakrishnan

P. Radhakrishnan is a senior Professor at the Madras Institute of development Studies, Chennai. His research experience spans nearly three decades. He has published widely. His book and monographs include Peasant Struggles, Land reforms, and Social Change: Malabar 1836-1982; Progress Towards Education for All: The case of Tamilnadu; and the Perfidies of Power: India in the New Millennium.

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Bibliographic information

Title A Brief History of Rocketry in ISRO
Format Softcover
Date published: 13.08.2012
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788173717642
length 416p.
Subjects History