The talk explores the idea that inscriptions on sand are not totally washed away with new waves. In reality, they make indelible impressions somewhere on somebody , and pave the way for new avenues of development.
Dr V Adimurthy, currently ISRO Honorary distinguished professor and Vice president of the Aeronautical society of India, was the Chairman of the Mars Mission study team that conceptualized India’s Mars Orbitter Mission.He has also served as Senior Advisor-ISRO, Assosciate director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre and Dean,Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology.He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineers, Academician of International Academy of Astronautics and Senior fellow of Alexander von Humbolt Foundation,Germany. He received Padmashri in 2012 for his contributions to Science and Engineering.He has received numerous other awards including National Aeronautical prize in 2007,IAA Laurels for Team Achievement Award for Chandrayaan-I in 2013 and ISRO Outstanding Achievement Award in 2014.He has published more than 150 research papers in the fields of Aerodynamics,trajectory optimization,flight dynamics ,lunar and interplanetary mission design etc.
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