NewSpace India

Vasagam talks about his career in ISRO that started in 1965 to then leading India's first experimental geostationary satellite called Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment (APPLE).

Show Notes

Vasagam joined India's space program in 1965 while it was still Indian National Committee for Space Research. While at ISRO, he worked across functions including launch, planning and evaluation group, control systems, satellite center and advanced technology and planning. He was the Project Director for India's first indigenous geostationary communication satellite project, APPLE during 1977–1983. In 1994, he took over as the Director, Directorate of Advanced Technology and Planning, ISRO Headquarters, Bangalore.

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