14 Inspirational Quotes By Vikram Sarabhai, The Father Of Indian Space Programme, Who Orchestrated The First Satellite Launch In The Country.
Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was the man who spearheaded India's space programme. In order to promote all round development in the field of science and technology he helped establish several institutions. The scion of the reputable and philanthropic Sarabhai family of Gujarat, he continued with the tradition of giving back to the society.
Sarabhai's family members were not present at his wedding ceremony as they were active participants of the Quit India Movement.
After the Britishers left the country Sarabhai took the onus of expanding the scientific prowess of the nation. He lobbied funds to establish the Physical Research Laboratory and also initiated the establishment of Indian Space Research Organization.
Sarabhai along with Homi Jehangir Bhabha set up the first rocket launching station in the country. The Father of India's space programme Vikram Sarabhai was also the man who brought television and cable to India.
It was at the behest of Sarabhai’s effort that India joined the club of nations that launched their own satellite. Aryabhatta the first satellite was built by team of scientists led by Sarabhai.
He also helped establish the premier management institute IIM, at Ahmedabad, the second in the country.
These inspirational quotes by the famous scientist and philanthropist Vikram Sarabhai bear testament to the greatness of his personality.