Milestones in India’s Space Programme

1962 Indian  National  Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) formed by the Department of Atomic Energy  and work on establishing  Thumba Equatorial Rocket  Launching Station (TERLS) started. 1963 First sounding rocket launched from TERLS (November 21, 1963). 1965 Space Science & Technology Centre (SSTC) established in Thumba. 1967 Satellite Telecommunication Earth Station set up at Ahmedabad. …