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Somanath takes charge as VSSC director

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Noted S today took charge as of Sarabhai Space Centre here.

He succeeds K Sivan, who was appointed as recently.

took charge at a function in headquarters Bengaluru, Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) sources said here.

He is currently the of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre at Valiamala here, the lead centre responsible for liquid engines and stages for all launch vehicles and of ISRO, the sources said.

He was the Associate (Projects) of VSSC and also the

joined in 1985 and was a for Integration of PSLV during its early development phase and during the first flight of PSLV and the successful second flight PSLV-D2, the sources said.

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First Published: Mon, January 22 2018. 20:00 IST