S. K. Shivakumar

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S. K. Shivakumar (1953 – 13 April 2019) was an Indian scientist. He worked at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) centres. He was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 2015. Shivakumar was born in Mysore, Mysore State. He was the Director of ISTRAC from 1998 to 2010.

Shivakumar died on 13 April 2019 at the age of 66 in Bangalore from problems caused by jaundice.[1]

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  1. "Former Isro scientist SK Shivakumar dies at 66". The Times of India. 14 April 2019. Retrieved 15 April 2019.