Aryabhata Award

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Aryabhata Award
Award for individual notable contributions to Astronautics
Sponsored by Astronautical Society of India, Minister of State in PMO
Reward(s) 1 lakh (US$1,400) and an award citation

Aryabhata award or Aryabhatta award is an annual award, presented to individuals with notable lifetime contributions in the field of astronautics and aerospace technology in India.[1][2]

It was instituted by the Astronautical Society of India (ASI) (estd.1990),[3][4][5] an International Astronautical Federation's member (since 1958). The award usually is presented by Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office. The award consists of a citation and Rs.One lakh in cash.

History

The award is named after the fifth century Indian astronomer and mathematician Aryabhata,[6] and in commemoration of the first Indian satellite Aryabhata (launched 19 April 1975).

Award winners

References

  1. ^ "Astronautical Society awards space scientists". thehindubusinessline.com. 23 June 2015. Archived from the original on 9 June 2018.
  2. ^ "DRDO Chief gets prestigious Aryabhatta award". zeenews.india.com. 28 May 2013. Archived from the original on 9 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Astronautical Society of India". iafastro.org. Archived from the original on 2018-02-26.
  4. ^ ""Health Monitoring and Fault Detection In Aerospace Systems" (HMFD-2015)". vssc.gov.in. Archived from the original on 2018-03-18.
  5. ^ "This Day in History (22-Oct-2008) – India's first unmanned lunar mission, Chandrayaan-1, was launched". mukundsathe.com - This Day in History. Archived from the original on 2018-06-09.
  6. ^ "10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About India's First Satellite And The Man It Was Named After". thebetterindia.com. 1 May 2015. Archived from the original on 28 July 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Bhavsar, Shenoy bag Aryabhatta Award". hindustantimes.com. Archived from the original on 2018-06-09.
  8. ^ "Prof Roddam Narasimha gets Aryabhatta Award". hindustantimes.com. 5 August 2006. Archived from the original on 19 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Dr PS Goel bags Aryabhata Award". hindustantimes.com. 11 May 2007. Archived from the original on 16 February 2017.
  10. ^ "Pramod Kale gets Aryabhatta award". oneindia.com. 12 August 2009. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016.
  11. ^ a b "Astronautical Society's Aryabhatta award for Muthunayagam, Saraswat". thehindu.com. 31 December 2012. Archived from the original on 7 February 2014.
  12. ^ "Navalgund, Avinash Chander bag Aryabhata award". business-standard.com. 23 June 2015. Archived from the original on 19 August 2016.
  13. ^ "Avinash Chander receives Aryabhata award". thehindu.com. 26 February 2016. Archived from the original on 9 June 2018.


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