- 27th July is the 7th death aniversary of “Missile Man of India” Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam or Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
- Dr Kalam is appreciated for his contribution to the country’s space and science projects, while he was also instrumental in the conduct of the 1998 nuclear weapons test.
- He is credited with the development of Agni and Prithvi missiles and has inspired generations with his tireless work for the welfare of the country.
- He was born in 1932 in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu in a modest family, Dr Kalam joined the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in 1958.
- He was then inducted into the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in 1969, where he worked as the Project Director for SLV-III, India’s 1st satellite launch vehicle.
Qns : Who was Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam?
Ans : A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was Indian scientist and politician who played a leading role in the development of India’s missile and nuclear weapons programs and He was president of India from 2002 to 2007.
Qns : When was Dr APJ Abdul Kalam born and died?
Ans : A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam) Born 15th October 1931, Rameswaram, India—Died 27th July 2015, Shillong.