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SDSC-SHAR chief Kunhikrishnan appointed U R Rao Satellite Centre's director

URSC is the lead centre for building satellites and developing associated technologies

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Cartosat-2 Series Satellite undergoing Accoustic Test. Photo: Isro

P Kunhikrishnan, director of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC-SHAR), has been appointed as the director of the U R Rao Satellite Centre (URSC). He will take over from M Annadurai, who retired on July 31, 2018. Kunhikrishnan will be reporting to Indian Space Research Organisation's (Isro's) chairman.    Located in Bengaluru, the URSC, which was formerly known as the ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), is the lead centre for building satellites and developing associated satellite technologies. These spacecraft are used for providing applications to various users ...