The Missile Man of India is Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Dr. Kalam was an Indian scientist and statesman who served as the President of India from 2002 to 2007. He is widely known as the Missile Man of India for his contributions to the development of India’s missile program.
Dr. Kalam was born in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu in 1931 and received his early education in India before completing his higher studies in aerospace engineering at the Madras Institute of Technology. After completing his studies, he joined the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and played a key role in the development of India’s satellite and missile programs.
Dr. Kalam was instrumental in the development of several indigenous missiles, including the Prithvi and Agni series. He also played a crucial role in the successful launch of India’s first satellite, Aryabhata, in 1975.
In addition to his work in the field of science and technology, Dr. Kalam was also a popular public figure and a role model for young people in India. He was known for his inspiring speeches and his commitment to education and research. Dr. Kalam passed away in 2015, but his contributions to the field of science and technology in India continue to be recognized and remembered.