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India in Space-Documentary

‘India in Space’ records the birth and progress of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and India’s contribution in the area of space research. The firing of a two-stage rocket from a Kerala fishing village saw the birth of the Indian Space Programme and India’s entry into the ‘space age’. ISRO was formed by the vision of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai with a clear objective of peaceful exploration of space. The Satellite Instructional and Television Experiment or SITE using the U.S. Satellite ATS- 6 saw the telecast of a series of educational programs on health, family planning, agriculture in over two thousand five hundred villages. The next few decades saw the tremendous success of India in launching satellites through its own satellites systems, primarily for telecommunications designed and built by ISRO called INSAT.