ISRO released the picture of the closest and biggest moon of Mars named "Phobos". Who was the founder of ISRO?

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ISRO released the picture of the closest and biggest moon of Mars named 'Phobos'. Who was the founder of ISRO?



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ISRO was founded by Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai.

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was an Indian scientist and astronomer who pioneered space exploration and contributed to the development of nuclear power in India. In 1966, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, and in 1972, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan. He is popularly regarded as the 'Father of Indian Space Program' around the globe.

ISRO released the picture of the closest and biggest moon of Mars named 'Phobos'. Who was the founder of ISRO?


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is India's federal space agency, with headquarters in Bengaluru. It is managed by the Department of Space (DOS), which is officially directed by the Prime Minister, and the Chairman of ISRO also serves as the executive of DOS. ISRO is India's major organization for space-based activities, space travel, and the advancement of associated technology. It is one of only six national space organizations on the planet with official launch abilities, cryogenic motors, the ability to conduct extra-terrestrial operations, and the ability to run vast networks of orbiting satellites.