Udipi Ramachandra Rao biography

Udipi Ramachandra Rao

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1932 –

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Who is Udipi Ramachandra Rao?

Udupi Ramachandra Rao, popularly known as U. R. Rao is a space scientist and former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation. Presently he is the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Physical Research Laboratory at Ahmedabad.

Rao was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 1976. He was inducted into the Satellite Hall of Fame, Washington on March 19, 2013 at a ceremony organised by the Society of Satellite Professionals International. With this he became the first Indian to be inducted.

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Born
Mar 10, 1932
Adamaru
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • University of Madras

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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