Dr. Abdul Kalam died on July 27, 2015, after enduring a heart attack while talking at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Shillong. He was 83-years-old.
Dr. Abdul Kalam served as the 11th President of the country. Before that, in his aerospace scientist person, Kalam had helped the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) as well as Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)– India’s premier space research bodies.
Dr. Abdul Kalam’s role in the delopment of the Indian ballistic missile was among highlights of his fabled profession. Throughout his days as a scientist, he played a huge part in the Pokhran-II nuclear test.
He was a recipient of the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour.