Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was an Indian scientist and innovator widely regarded as the father of India's space program. Sarabhai received the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Medal in 1962. The nation honored him awarding Padma Bhushan in 1966 and Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 1972. Known as the cradle of space sciences in India, the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) was founded in 1947 by Vikram Sarabhai. PRL had a modest beginning at his residence, the RETREAT, with research on cosmic rays.Horoscope of People Born Today
People born on August 12 are bull headed and aspiring but at the same time, they try to do things as correctly as possible. They are caring to those close to them but they can be quite fierce with those who cross them. They dislike cowardice and hesitance more than anything in the world and don't dread anything but having to depend on such people. They are highly challenging and can often forget about a lot of things because of the higher goal they are trying to pursue.