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Scientist to President : Dr A P J Abdul Kalam

Ramesh Chandra

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ISBN 10: 8121208076 / ISBN 13: 9788121208079
Editorial: Gyan
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Contents: Foreword. Preface. Introduction. 1. Early career. 2. The parents.3. Route to higher education. 4. Search for service. 5.Trip to NASA and aftermath. 6. New experiments. 7. Shift in career. 8. Defence, research and development. 9. The strategic industries. 10. Family tragedies and professional pressure. 11. A new feather in the cap. 12. Need for dedicated leadership. 13. Patronage of several Prime Ministers. 14. New horizons and challenges. 15. Academic honours. 16. Secular India's convenient choice. 17. His vision : developed India. 18. The Missile Man in scientific research. 19. Dedicated and disciplined life. 20. Entry into Rashtrapati Bhavan. Appendices: 1. Gandhian Missile Man. 2. Convocation address at Delhi University. 3. Convocation address at Jamshedpur. 4. Letter to members of Parliament. 5. When can I sing a song of India? Index."This work deals with a biographical sketch of an eminent scientist whose achievements are unique in the annals of scientific history. Commonly called the Missile Man, born at Rameswaram in a humble family background. He has a chequered career of five decades. His great contribution in Prithvi, Akash, Agni, Nag, Pokharan II and other scientific achievements have been highlighted in this work. Thus, one could say with confidence that the last few decades were most unique regarding the development of rocketry and Dr Kalam's contribution in this context is unmatched and highly appreciable. "The theme has been weaved into twenty chapters, each is well-coloured in proper hue having deep 328 pp. N° de ref. de la librería 43937

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