How India developed the SPACE STATION !! (Success Story)

In the early 1960’s …India was slowly awakening to the Space age….Although rest of the world was preparing to reach for the Moon…we were making our humble beginning…a small rocket took off from Thumba on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram, announcing the birth of the modern space age in India. That was when the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) formally came into existence. Over the years, TERLS have given birth to the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) and to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)…

Some Pics that will make every Indian proud…

Pics that say…we may not be as successful as the US or Russia…but we are there nevertheless…so watch out for us…

Carrying Rocket Parts on Cycle

This was how the Rocket Cone was transported to the Launch Pad at Thumba !!

Rocket Cone


November 21, 1963: The Nike Apache rocket being readied for launch

Preparing for the launch.....

A little more effort

Try Identifyin the person on the left…most probably you wont be able to identify…

He is our very own…

Dr. A.P J. Abdul Kalam…

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Dr. A.P J. Abdul Kalam

Early days at the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station. Readying equipment to be carried by a sounding rocket into the atmosphere are Kalam and R. Aravamudan

The present day Launch Station at SriHarikota
Launch Station at SriHarikota


yes here it is

here it is - SUCCESS!!

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4 thoughts on “How India developed the SPACE STATION !! (Success Story)”

  1. dude , REST OF THE WORLD ?? only US and USSR were there in space tech , all other countries were not even close to india when india started the space program

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