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A.S. Kiran Kumar, the new ISRO chief
Bengaluru, India (SPX) Jan 16, 2015
Distinguished space scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar Wednesday took over as Secretary of the Department of Space and Chairman of the Space Commission and the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) here. Prior to his appointment to the top post, the 62-year-old Kiran Kumar was director of the ISRO's Space Applications Centre (SAC) in Ahmedabad in Gujarat. He succeeded K Radhakrishnan who retired from the high-profile job Dec 21 on superannuation. With four decades of service in ... read more

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