SCI­ENCE & TECH

Hindustan Times (Patna) - - FRONT PAGE -

Tessy Thomas, a top de­fence sci­en­tist, suc­cess­fully steered Agni V long-range nu­clear-ca­pa­ble mis­sile’s test-fire in April. Thomas was project di­rec­tor for the Agni V test. GO­ING BAL­LIS­TIC: Thomas worked un­der APJ Ab­dul Kalam, the ar­chi­tect of In­dia’s mis­sile pro­gramme. As a young stu­dent, she would go to watch rocket launches by In­dia’s staterun space agency.

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