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S K Shivkumar

Residence  India
Name  S. Shivkumar
Known for  Telemetry
Fields  Space Communications
Nationality  Indian

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Institutions  Director, ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), Indian Space Research Organisation
Alma mater  B.Tech., M. Tech. (Indian Institute of Science), Bangalore
Education  Indian Institute of Science

Dr. S. K. Shivakumar is an Indian scientist who was part of the team that developed the telemetry system for Chandrayaan-I, India's first lunar exploration mission. A native of Mysore in the state of Karnataka, he was responsible for designing the deep space communications equipment. Shivakumar was involved in the development of the 32-meter dish antenna that can communicate with satellites millions of miles away. Currently, he is the director of ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore, India.


  • Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 2015.
  • Karnataka Rajyotsava award (2008)
  • Nadoja Award
  • References

    S. K. Shivkumar Wikipedia

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