Vikram Sarabhai, père du spatial indien

Le 15 août 1947, l’Inde devenait indépendante et un brillant étudiant terminait sa thèse de doctorat à Cambridge. À son retour la même année, il a monté de toutes pièces le Physical Research Laboratory dans une annexe de la maison familiale à Ahmedabad. Le nouveau laboratoire allait vite former le centre d’une agitation scientifique. CeContinue reading “Vikram Sarabhai, père du spatial indien”

Remembering Blamont and Sarabhai

When Vikram succeeded in creating ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization), I was able to help him in various ways till the time of his unfortunate death. There was something unique between us since November 1963. Jacques Blamont (2016) On the eve of 15th August 1947, one could sense warmth in Durbar Hall. Autumn in IndiaContinue reading “Remembering Blamont and Sarabhai”

Indian Space Program: Reminiscences

Space technology is most essential for the all-round economic development of India. Vikram Sarabhai As we go back to the 1950s, the legend is that Jawahar Lal Nehru inspired the Scientific Policy Resolution. He saw science as a liberating force. Scientists and thinkers expounded upon the idea of India as a scientific nation, a nationContinue reading “Indian Space Program: Reminiscences”