Kalam successfully launched the ‘Rohini-1’ satellite using the India’s first satellite launch vehicle SLV-3 in 1980. He acted as the Project Director when the missiles The rishul, Agni,Prithvi, Nag and Akash were designed in the Indian Defence.
India for the first time experimented nuclear explosion test named ‘Smiling Buddha’ in 1974. Kalam was one among the sixty Aeronautical Engineers in this project.
The Missile Man of India
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (1931-2015)
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