Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

Vikram Sarabhai


As Mission Prarambh's Vikram-S rocket soars into space, recalling Vikram Sarabhai, the father Indian space science

November 18, 2022 8:27 pm

Skyroot’s rocket is named after Vikram Sarabhai. The launch of Vikram-S affords an opportunity to recall the life and achievements of one of the stars of a remarkable generation of India's pioneering space scientists.

ISRO Space Application Centre to relocate Vikram Sarabhai statue outside campus for better public visibility

August 10, 2022 3:25 am

The statue was the first life-size installation of Dr Sarabhai in the city of Ahmedabad, sculpted by Padma Shri awardee Kantibhai Patel, and was first unveiled inside the campus in 2011, on Dr Sarabhai’s 92nd birth anniversary.

Was Homi Bhabha killed in a CIA plot like Rocket Boys implies? Director Abhay Pannu talks about the conspiracy theory

August 13, 2022 10:39 am

Rocket Boys director Abhay Pannu spoke about the inclusion of a conspiracy theory angle in the show, and why he feels that the CIA could actually have had something to do with Homi Bhabha's death.

Ahmedabad: Dr Vikram Sarabhai statue vandalised, miscreants take off with table, book, pen

October 28, 2021 12:15 pm

According to the police, the bronze statue of Dr Sarabhai sitting on a desk and writing in a notebook on a table, was vandalised by unknown miscreants between 11 pm on October 26 to 11 am on October 27.

Remembering Vikram Sarabhai in his birth centenary year

August 13, 2022 10:39 am

The architect of India's space programme founded 38 institutions, many of which continue to be a critical part of the country's missions.

Vikram moon lander fitting tribute to Sarabhai: PM Modi

August 13, 2019 3:43 am

PM Modi, through a video message, addressed a gathering at the celebrations of the birth centenary of ISRO's founding father which was kicked off in Ahmedabad on Monday.

Remembering Vikram Sarabhai on his 100th birth anniversary: ‘He treated everyone as an equal’

August 12, 2019 12:33 pm

It’s nearly 67 years ago, but Chitnis vividly remembers his first interaction with Sarabhai in October 1952, during the former’s interview for a post at the Textile Research Association in Ahmedabad.

ISRO founder Vikram Sarabhai's 100th birth anniversary today: Here are some of his inspiring quotes

August 13, 2022 10:39 am

On Dr Sarabhai's birth centenary today, just weeks after India's Chandrayaan-2 mission to the moon, here are some inspiring quotes of the innovator who was born in Ahmedabad in 1919.

Vikram Sarabhai, ISRO founder, gets Google Doodle on 100th birth anniversary

August 12, 2019 8:24 am

Vikram Sarabhai Google Doodle today, August 12, 2019: Considered the Father of the Indian space program, Vikram Sarabhai believed in using science and technology as “levers of development.”

Ahmedabad: Grand celebrations planned for birth centenary of Vikram Sarabhai

August 04, 2019 4:56 am

The ISRO headquarters of Bengaluru of the Department of Space will be organising the event in the city where the father of the Indian space programme was born and spent the greater part of his life.


Remembering the legendary danseuse Mrinalini Sarabhai

January 21, 2016 8:03 pm

Legendary dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai passed away on January 21, at the age of 97. Her dance was so closely intertwined with spirituality, that her very existence was indistinguishable from her dance.