Nambi Narayanan

Nambi Narayanan

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Full Name S. Nambi Narayanan
Profession Scientist
Famous For Being a retired senior official at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Physical Stats & More
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Grey
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1941
Age (as in 2018) 77 Years
Birthplace Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Hometown Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu
School DVD Higher Secondary School
College/University • Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
• Princeton University, New Jersey
Educational Qualification A degree in Mechanical Engineering From Madras University
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Reading, Travelling


Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Meena Nambi
Children Son– Sankara Kumar Narayanan (Businessman)
Daughter– Geetha Arunan (Montessori teacher in Bangalore)


Some Lesser Known Facts About Nambi Narayanan

  • He joined ISRO in the year 1966.
  • In the early 1970s, he invented the liquid fuel rocket technology. He knew that India would need liquid fuelled engines for the upcoming ISRO’s civilian space programmes.


    • He was backed by his successor U.R. Rao and the then ISRO chairman Satish Dhawan. Nambi first built the successful 600-kg thrust engine; leading to the development of liquid propellant motors.
    • He was assigned the charge of the cryogenics division (the behaviour and the production of materials at low temperature).
    • He has worked with prominent scientists of India like Satish Dhawan, Vikram Sarabhai, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, U.R. Rao, etc. and has served ISRO for 35 years.
    • He was so tormented and agitated by the false charges that he threatened the Intelligence Bureau Officers that he would make them pay for it. In an interview, he revealed that one of the officers replied that

       “Sir, we are doing our duty. If what you are saying is the truth and you are vindicated, you can slap us with your slippers.


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