(GIST OF SCIENCE REPORTER) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (1931- 2015)
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (1931- 2015)
- Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (1931- 2015) was Born in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram.
- He was popularly known as People’s President and 'Missile Man'.
- He studied physics and aerospace engineering and was the 11th President of the country from
2002 and 2007.
- Key role in Pokhran-II nuclear tests which made India a nuclear power.
- Responsible for the development of Indigenous Guided Missiles at DRDO.
- In ISRO, he was the project director of India's first Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV-III)
Awards: Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Bharat Ratna (1997).
Values: Humility, compassion, empathy, rationality, patriotism, etc.
Courtesy: Science Reporter