Indian Space History Memory Monologues – Dr George Joseph

George has been the guiding force in the design and development of all the earth observation cameras on board Indian Remote Sensing Satellite and INSAT.

George Joseph started his research career in 1962 at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Bombay, where he was involved in the study of cosmic rays. Based on his research work at the Tata Institute he was awarded a PhD degree by the Bombay University. A novel detector system designed by him was flown on the first Indian satellite Aryabhata (satellite) to detect solar neutrons. 

In 1973, George was invited to join the Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad-one of the centers of the Indian Space Research Organisation, and initiated the development of remote sensing technology particularly sensors of various types.… Click here to read the complete article

S2 Indian Space History Memory Monologues – K R Sridhara Murthi

Sridhara Murthi was responsible for corporate level policies for technology transfer & promotion of industry cooperation. He guided over 200 Tech transfer projects from ISRO to the industry.

Sridhara Murthi was responsible for corporate level policies for technology transfer & promotion of industry cooperation. He guided over 200 Tech transfer projects from ISRO to the industry.

He served as Scientific Secretary who is responsible at ISRO’s Head Quarters for international cooperation, budget and human resources development, Space Policy and Public Outreach of Indian Space Programme. Reported to chairman, ISRO. Also served as Member-Secretary to ISRO Council, which is responsible for ISRO’s policy and program guidance.… Click here to read the complete article

S2 Indian Space History Memory Monologues – Dr V K Dadhwal

Dr V K Dadhwal is known for his contribution to the development of remote sensing applications in agriculture, including crop forecasting and irrigation management.

Dr V K Dadhwal is known for his contribution to the development of remote sensing applications in agriculture, including crop forecasting and irrigation management. Dadhwal also served as the Director, National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad, Dean, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, a unit under Department of Space and Director of Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.

He was associated with major achievements at NRSC in the area of earth observation applications including National Geospatial Portal BHUVAN, National Database for Emergency Management (NDEM), National Information System for Climate and Environmental Studies (NICES), Space-based Inputs for Sustainable Development & Planning (SISDP), Water Resource Information System (WRIS), Disaster Management Support Program, etc and in satellite data, acquisition and processing including realization of IMGEOS and ground station at Antarctica.… Click here to read the complete article