Dr Mallika Sarabhai, daughter of Indian space pioneer Vikram Sarabhai, speaks with Mayank Chhaya on India’s moon landing | SAM Conversation

Aug 23, 2023

The flawless and historic soft-landing of India’s Chandrayaan 3 lander on the Moon on August 23 has enhanced the already formidable reputation of the Indian Space Research Organization or ISRO around the world.

In naming the lander Vikram, ISRO has paid a glorious tribute to Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, the pioneer of India’s space program and a great institution builder apart from being a highly regarded scientist.

To find out what it means to the extended Sarabhai family to have a lander named after one of them now sitting on the Moon, Mayank Chhaya Reports spoke to his daughter, the well-known Ahmedabad-based classical dancer, artist, activist and writer Dr Mallika Sarabhai.