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Facts about ISRO

  • ISRO was formed on Independence Day, 1969 by Dr.VIKRAM SARABHAI.
  • SLV-3 was India’s first indigenous satellite launch vehicle and A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM was the director of the project.
  • ISRO’S expenditure in the last 40 years = Half of NASA’S single year budget.
  • ISRO has 13 Centers spread across the country.
  • ISRO’S, mars mission is the cheapest so far, just 450 crores i.e. Rs 12/km, equivalent to the auto fare.

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