Remembering – The Missile Man of India – Bharat Ratna – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam – celebrating – World Student Day

FAIL - First Attempt in Learning
FAIL - First Attempt in Learning

A dream is not that which you see while sleeping, it is something that does not let you sleep

Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam
Celebrating birth anniversary of our Missile Man
Celebrating birth anniversary of our Missile Man

Hi all ,

Greetings for the day 🙂 LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL 🙂

Today we are celebrating the birthday of – The Missile Man of India – Bharat Ratna – Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam

If you FAIL, never give up. because FAIL means, FIRST ATTEMPT IN LEARNING

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
Celebrating birth anniversary of our Missile Man
Celebrating birth anniversary of our Missile Man

Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam

  • Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was an Indian aerospace scientist
  • He served as the 11th president of India from 2002 to 2007
  • Known as “People’s President
  • He was born in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu
  • Studied physics and aerospace engineering
  • Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was deeply involved in India’s civilian space programme and military missile development efforts
  • He thus came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology
  • He also played a pivotal organizational, technical, and political role in India’s Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998
  • The Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam National Memorial was built in memory of Kalam by the DRDO in Pei Karumbu, in the island town of Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. It was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July 2017.
  • The Tamil Nadu state government announced that his birthday, 15 October, would be observed across the state as “Youth Renaissance Day
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi ceremonially released postage stamps commemorating Kalam at DRDO Bhawan in New Delhi on 15 October 2015, the 84th anniversary of Kalam’s birth
  • World Students Day is celebrated today, on October 15 that marks the birth anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. The day was first celebrated in 2010 to honor the students for their hard work and determination
  • The UN had declared Dr APJ Abdul Kalam birthday as the World Students’ Day
  • The theme of World Students Day – this year is “FAIL: stands for First Attempt in Learning
  • In 1969 he moved to the Indian Space Research Organization, where he was project director of the SLV-III, the first satellite launch vehicle that was both designed and produced in India
  • Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam passed away on July 27,2015 but no one will ever forget his contributions to science,technology,education and development in India.

Celebrating birth anniversary of our Missile Man
Celebrating birth anniversary of our Missile Man

To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.

Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Few Awards among many 🙂

  • Kalam received 7 honorary doctorates from 40 universities
  • Padma Bhushan in 1981
  • Padma Vibhushan in 1990 – for his work with ISRO and DRDO and his role as a scientific advisor to the Government
  • Bharat Ratna in 1997 – India’s highest civilian honor
  • In 1998, Veer Savarkar Award from government of India
  • In 2000, Ramanujan Award from Alwars Research Centre, Chennai
  • In 2007, King Charles II Medal from Royal Society, UK
  • In 2008 Kalam was the recipient of Hoover Medal
  • 2013, he was the recipient of the Von Braun Award from the National Space Society – to recognize excellence in the management and leadership of a space-related project

Celebrating birth anniversary of our Missile Man
Celebrating birth anniversary of our Missile Man

Excellence is continuous process and not an accident

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Dr. APJ Abdul kalam speech short audio

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam speech short audio

Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

BOOKS : few popular books

  • Wings of Fire: An Autobiography by A P J Abdul Kalam, Arun Tiwari; Universities Press, 1999
  • Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India by A P J Abdul Kalam; Viking, 2002
  • The Luminous Sparks by A P J Abdul Kalam, by; Punya Publishing Pvt Ltd., 2004
  • Eternal Quest: Life and Times of Dr Kalam by S Chandra; Pentagon Publishers, 2002
  • You Are Born To Blossom: Take My Journey Beyond by A P J Abdul Kalam and Arun Tiwari; Ocean Books, 2011
  • My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions by A P J Abdul Kalam; 2014 by the Rupa Publication.
  • Reignited: Scientific Pathways to a Brighter Future by A P J Abdul Kalam and Srijan Pal Singh; by Penguin India, 14 May 2015
  • A P J Abdul Kalam: The Visionary of India by K Bhushan, G Katyal; A P H Pub Corp, 2002
  • A.P.J. Abdul Kalam: A Life by Arun Tiwari; Harper Collins, 2015
  • Advantage India: From Challenge to Opportunity by A P J Abdul Kalam and Srijan Pal Singh; HarperCollins Publishers,15 October 2015
  • The People’s President: Dr A P J Abdul Kalam by S M Khan; Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016.

DREAM, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts. Thoughts results into action

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam


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