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S. Ramakrishnan took over as Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre

Jan 2, 2013 10:27 IST

A senior Scientist from ISRO, S. Ramakrishnan took over as the Director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram in the first week of January 2013. Ramakrishnan carries a four decades of experience in rocketry and headed the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) at ISRO. He replaced P S Veeraraghavan.

S. Ramakrishnan

•    He is an expert in aerospace propulsion, launch vehicle systems and project management
•    Before Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre he served as director (project) at VSSC and Chairman of Flight readiness review panel
•    He played a major role in accomplishing the PSLV C-11/Chandrayaan Mission
•    He was hounoured with a Padma Shri in 2003
•    He served as the Mission Director for PSLV C1, C2, C3 and C4 flights
•    He played a major role in helping India accomplish its first satellite Launch Vehicle SLV-3

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