January 16, 2004

ISRO rising

Print edition : February 06, 2015

November 21, 1963: The Nike Apache rocket being readied for launch. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

(From left) Y.J. Rao, then Project Director, Design Project, SLV-3, VSSC; V.N. Kumaraswamy, Engineer, Assembly and Integration, Sounding Rockets, TERLS; Vikram Sarabhai, founder of India's space programme; H.G.S. Murthy, then Range Test Director, TERLS; and N.R.U.K. Kartha, then head, Assembly and Integration, Sounding Rockets, TERLS, with a Rohini-75 sounding rocket, to be launched from Thumba. Photo: The Hindu Archives

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