S Somanath Takes Charge as Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre’s Director

ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) director S Somanath has taken charge as the new director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC). It is ISRO’s lead centre for launch vehicles.

He has replaced K Sivan who has joined ISRO as Chairman. 
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Canara Bank PO 2018 Exam-
  • VSSC had a small beginning in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on the south-west coast of India, in 1962.
Source- The Times of India