K Sivan Wiki, Biography, Age, Salary, Images, ISRO, Chandrayaan & More

Dr K Sivan is a Kanyakumari based scientific researcher. He is an expert in the field of space science. He is the chairman of government’s Indian Space Research Organisation since 2018. He has worked for ISRO in several posts since 1982 and has given unforgettable contribution for PSLV and GSVL.

He came into spotlight through his remarkable effort on ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 mission. Unfortunate for him, the mission was failed due to signal loss at an altitude on 2.1 Kilometers from the surface of the moon. But still, he got an appreciation for his contribution from the entire nation. He also worked in Kerala based research center Liquid Propulsion Systems which is active since 1987.

K Sivan Biography

NameK Sivan
Real NameKailasavadivoo Sivan
NicknameRocket Man
Date of Birth14 April 1957
Age62 (as of 2019)
Zodiac signAries
FamilyFather: Kailasavadivoo (Farmer)
Mother: Chellam
Uncle: A Shanmugavel
Marital StatusMarried
WifeMalathi Sivan
ChildrenYet to be updated
Educational QualificationBsc.,BE.,ME (Aerospace Engineering) .,Phd (Aerospace Engineering).,
SchoolGovernment school, Kanyakumari
CollegeSouth Travancore Hindu College, Nagercoil
Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai
Indian Institute of Science
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai
Birth PlaceMela Sarakkalvilai, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownMela Sarakkalvilai, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India
Current CityBangalore, Karnataka, India

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Interesting Facts about K Sivan

  • Between 2015 to 2018, he worked as the director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • The salary of former secretary K Sivan is estimated between 200k INR – 300k INR.
  • The Rocketman has authored a book along with BN Suresh, titled as Integrated Design for Space Transportation System which was published in 2015.

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Shri Hari Om Ashram Prerit Dr Vikram Sarabhai Research award1999
ISRO merit award2007
Dr Biren Roy Space Science award2011
Distinguished Alumnus Award2013
Distinguished Alumnus Award2018
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award2019

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