Eminent rocket scientist S Somanath appointed as new ISRO chief. 5 points1 min read 13 Jan 2022, 07:30 AM IST
Dr S Somanath, who is at present Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), will succeed K Sivan
His appointment as the Space Secretary and the Space Commission Chairman is for a combined tenure of three years from the date of joining
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced on Wednesday the appointment of the eminent rocket scientist Dr S Somanath as its new chairman and Space Secretary. Dr Somanath will succeed Kailasavadivoo Sivan who completes his extended tenure on Friday.