He became a star in 1972, first as chief of the Satellite Launch Vehicle Project (SLV-3) and later on as its project director... He had a habit of shooting pointed questions to anyone who crossed his path, because of which I too had to take care to be up-to-date on every aspect of my work. You didn't want to be caught unawares when he ran into you at the staircase!
Former chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation
Former chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
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