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Who is the satellite man of India! Know everything about them


Today, on March 10, if you have done some search on Google, then you must have seen that a doodle is visible. 
This doodle is made in memory of Indian scientist Professor Udupi Ramchandra Rao. It has been dedicated on his 89th birthday. The "Aryabhata" satellite was successfully launched in the year 1975 under the leadership of Udupi Ramchandra Rao. 
Come here, learn some special things related to his life ..

UR Rao was born in Adamaru, Karnataka state. His parents were Lakshminarayan Acharya and Krishnaveeni Amma. He did his primary education in Adamaru.

He completed his secondary education from Christian High School, Udupi. UR Rao completed his B.Sc. from Government Arts and Science College.

In Anantapur, M.Sc. Banaras Hindu University and Ph.D. He did Physical Research Laboratory from Ahmedabad, under the guidance of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai.

In 2013, Professor Rao was made part of the 'Satellite Hall of Fame, Washington' by the Society of Satellite Professionals Internationals. Apart from this, the International Astronautical Federation was also included in the prestigious 'IAF Hall of Fame'.

'Satellite man of india'

Udupi Ramchandra Rao (10 March 1932 to 24 July 2017) was an Indian Space Scientist and Chairman at ISRO. Udupi Ramchandra Rao has been chairman at the Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad and at the Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore and at the Indian Institute for Space Science and Technology (IIST) Thiruvananthapuram. Udupi Ramchandra Rao is also known as 'Satellite Man of India'.

Udupi Ramchandra Rao received many honors

In 1976, Udupi Ramchandra Rao was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India. In the year 2017, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan. After this, in 2017, he was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honor.

He was inducted into the Satellite Hall of Fame in Washington on 19 March 2013 at a ceremony of the Society of Satellite Professionals International and became the first Indian to attend the event.

On 15 May 2016, he was also included in the International Astronautical Federation (IAF). In this way he became the first Indian to achieve such an achievement. On 24 July 2017, 85-year-old Udupi Ramchandra Rao died in Bengaluru.

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