• Home
  • Snapicle
  • 8 Scientific Contributions By Dr. Kalam That Gave Wings To India’s Technological Ambition
8 Scientific Contributions By Dr. Kalam That Gave Wings To India’s Technological Ambition
 
1. He was the Project Director in ISRO to help develop India

1. He was the Project Director in ISRO to help develop India's first indigenous Satellite Launch Vehicle.

2. He also became the Project Director for two missile projects whose aim was to develop ballistic missiles from the technology of the successful SLV programme.

2. He also became the Project Director for two missile projects whose aim was to develop ballistic missiles from the technology of the successful SLV programme.

3. He took up the responsibility of developing Indigenous Guided Missiles at DRDO.

3. He took up the responsibility of developing Indigenous Guided Missiles at DRDO.

4. He was the brain behind multiple nuclear tests carried out at Pokhran in 1998 which made India a nuclear weapon state.

4. He was the brain behind multiple nuclear tests carried out at Pokhran in 1998 which made India a nuclear weapon state.

5. He helped design a cost-effective coronary stent known as

5. He helped design a cost-effective coronary stent known as 'Kalam-Raju-Stent' making healthcare accessible to all.

7. He was deeply involved in the country

7. He was deeply involved in the country's Light Combat Aircraft project.

7. Dr. Kalam and Dr. Soma Raju, came up with a rugged tablet computer in 2012 to take care of the health of underprivileged people in rural India.

7. Dr. Kalam and Dr. Soma Raju, came up with a rugged tablet computer in 2012 to take care of the health of underprivileged people in rural India.

8. He was the driving force behind the development of lightweight callipers for patients with motor disabilities.

8. He was the driving force behind the development of lightweight callipers for patients with motor disabilities.

 
 
 
 
More in History & Classics
When a handful of salt shook an Empire!

Today, 89 years ago, Bapu embarked on the iconic Dandi March. Though aimed at protesting unfair Salt Laws, Dandi March shook the foundations of colonial rule and be...

Recently posted . 15 views

Nostradamus prediction : India will produce the immortal ruler

Quatrain 75, Century X Long awaited, he will not take birth in Europe,  India will produce the immorta...

1 week ago . 148 views

A Strange Case of Doppelgangers: Hitler and Gandhi in India

Mein Kampf, which by law cannot be sold in Germany, has much more than a respectable market in India.  In a country where the sale of 5,000 copies is enough to...

1 week ago . 27 views

The story of KGF: The cradle of India’s gold rush

The 2018 movie ‘KGF’, touted as the biggest Kannada movie of the year, pales in comparison to the real story of the Kolar Gold Fields.

3 weeks ago . 83 views

 
 

Prashnawali

Thought of the day

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson