S Somnath, who led Chandrayaan-2 rocket launcher project, appointed ISRO chief, to succeed K Sivan
The Centre appointed S Somanath as the Secretary of the Department of Space and the Chairman of the Space Commission.
His new appointment is for a combined tenure of three years from the date of joining of the post.
Sh. S Somanath will succeed K Sivan, who completes his extended tenure on January 14.
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He is tenth chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation.