Vikram Sarabhai Biography

Vikram Sarabhai, in full Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai. He was born on August 12, 1919, in Ahmadabad, India. He died December 30, 1971, Kovalam. He was Indian physicist and industrialist who started space research and helped to develop nuclear power in India. He was a father of India’s space. He was pleased with the Padma Bhushan in 1966.

Vikram Sarabhai Personal Life

Vikram Sarabhai married the classical dancer Mrinalini in 1942. They had two children. His daughter Mallika is actress, and his son Kartikeya Sarabhai too became an active person in science.
He joins Gujarat College, Ahmadabad, but future he moved to the University of Cambridge, England. After coming back to India he joined the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore for research on cosmic rays. This was something he started on the advice of the important scientist C.V. Raman.

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Vikram Sarabhai Social Life

He was the founding director of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad which was the second IIM in the country. Along with businessman Kasturbhai Lalbhai he played a key role in setting up the institute of learning in 1961. Sarabhai Community Science Centre (VASCSC) for supporting science and mathematics education among students and the general public. He started the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) which ultimately became the largest government space agency in the world. This great scientist set up Operations Research Group (ORG), the first market research organization in India.

Vikram Sarabhai Death

Place Of Death: Halcyon Castle, Kovalam In Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Birthday: August 12, 1919
Nationality: Indian
Famous: Physicists Indian Men
Died At Age: 52
Sun Sign: Leo
Born In: Ahmedabad, India
Famous As: Scientist

Vikram Sarabhai Family

Spouse/Ex-: Mrinalini Sarabhai
Father: Ambalal Sarabhai
Mother: Sarla Devi
Children: Kartikeya Sarabhai, Mallika Sarabhai
Died On: December 30, 1971
Place Of Death: Halcyon Castle, Kovalam In Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India


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