U.R. Rao inducted into Satellite Hall of Fame

4/02/2013
U.R. Rao, who led the country’s space programme between 1984 and 1994, has become the first Indian to be inducted into the prestigious Satellite Hall of Fame, Washington. He joins the elite company of Arthur C. Clarke and 49 other star space scientists.He was conferred the rare honour on March 19 at a ceremony organised by the Society of Satellite Professionals International.Dr. Rao was Secretary, Department of Space, and the ISRO chairman for 10 years. Currently, he is the chairman of the governing council of the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad.
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