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He is widely regarded as the father of the Indian space programme. In fact he was a rare combination of a scientist, an innovator, industrialist and a visionary. Vikram Sarabhai was born on August 12, at Ahmedabad in an affluent family of progressive industrialists. He was one of the eight children of Ambalal and Sarla Devi. He had his early education in a private school, 'Retreat', run by his parents on Montessori lines. Mahatma Gandhi also once stayed at their house while recovering from an illness. Visits by such great personalities greatly influenced Vikram Sarabhai. After his matriculation, Vikram Sarabhai proceeded to Cambridge for his college education and took the tripos in Natural Sciences from St.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Find sources: Retrieved 22 July Times of India. A Life. Penguin Viking. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. Retrieved 22 February Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Archived from the original PDF on 15 November Retrieved 21 July The times of India. Retrieved 9 December The Jain community has always nurtured exceptional talent whether it is eminent scientist Vikram Sarabhai, who is considered the father of the country's space programme, or poet, thinker and spiritual leader Banarsidas who composed the magnum opus Ardhakathanaka, the first ever autobiography in Hindi literature.

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Raj C. Jasbir Singh Bajaj B. August 12, Died: December 31, Achievements: He along with other Ahmedabad-based industrialists played a major role in the creation of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Vikram Sarabhai was one of the greatest scientists of India. He is considered as the Father of the Indian space program. Apart from being a scientist, he was a rare combination of an innovator, industrialist and visionary.

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was born on August 12, at Ahmedabad in an affluent family of progressive industrialists. He was one of eight children of Ambalal and Sarla Devi. He had his early education in a private school, Retreat run by his parents on Montessori lines.

Some of the great men of India such as Gurudev Rabindranath, J. Krishna Murthi, Motilal Nehru, V. Andrews, C. Raman et al. Mahatma Gandhi also once stayed at their house while recovering from an illness. Visits by such great men greatly influenced Vikram Sarabhai. After his matriculation, Vikram Sarabhai proceeded to Cambridge for his college education and took the tripods degree from St.

John's college in Raman at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore His interest in solar physics and cosmic ray led him to set up many observation stations around the country. He built the necessary equipment with which he took measurements at Bangalore, Poona and the Himalayas. He returned to Cambridge in and completed his Ph. D in The laboratory was established in a few rooms in M.

Science Institute of the Ahmedabad Education Society, which was founded by his parents. Vikram Sarabhai did research on the time variations of cosmic rays and concluded that meteorological effects could not entirely affect the observed daily variations of cosmic rays; further, the residual variations were wide and global and these were related to variations in solar activity.

Vikram Sarabhai visualized a new field of research opening up in solar and interplanetary Physics. It exposed him to the new vistas of space science with the launching in of Sputnik-I.

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