Stars and the Solar System
Write an essay on contribution of Indian Space Research Organisation in Indian space programme.
Solution: Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was called by Department of Atomic Energy in , led by popular scientist Homi Jahangir Bhabha. It was re-established in as ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization). In India, manufacturing of satellites, development and launching are done by ISRO. Dr. Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai is credited to start Indian space programme. Space and planets related research and development works are being carried out with the help of space based experiments done by ISRO. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam played a vital role in manufacturing Indian satellite launching vehicle during working on many important projects of ISRO.
Nowadays, India become self-reliant in manufacturing of the high standard satellite launching vehicle. America and others also use Indian satellite launching vehicles to launch their artificial satellite. ISRO has launched more than satellites of other countries. ISRO’s centres are all over India. Its main launching centre is at Sriharikota (SHAR) near Chennai. National center for space related research is Physical Research Laboratory at Ahmedabed (PRL). Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is located at Thiruvananthapuram. A remote sensing centre is also located at Jodhpur, Rajasthan to study the obtained maps, information and other data, etc. from artificial satellites.