VIKING Engine Correspondence: Virtual Archival Exhibition

Satish Dhawan, the finest modern technologist of India took charge of the Space Program in 1972 and held that position until 1984. Dhawan years of ISRO truly internationalized the program. In these years he was able to inspire several indigenous advancements in space technology and ISRO was able to create milestones under his leadership.

Satish Dhawan at the National Remote Sensing Agency in Hyderabad, India

This exhibition is an excerpt from of the correspondences between Dhawan, his European counterparts, and French colleagues during the technology transfer of liquid prolusion Viking engine to India.

This exhibition is sourced from the Historical Archives of the European Union. Document Details: Original Document Record Code: ESRO/PB-ARIANE(74)36, Reference Code: ESRO-3410, Refence Archivist: Bonini, Gherardo.

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