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Where is ISRO's Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre located?
1. Mahendragiri
2. Thiruvananthapuram
3. Bangalore
4. Sriharikota

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Thiruvananthapuram

The correct answer is Thiruvananthapuram.

  • The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) is a major space research centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), focusing on rocket and space vehicles for India's satellite programme.
  • It is located in Thiruvananthapuram, in the Indian state of Kerala.

  • The centre had its beginnings as the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) in 1962.
  • It was renamed in honour of Dr Vikram Sarabhai, often regarded as the father of the Indian space program. 
  • The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is one of the main research and development establishments within ISRO.
  • VSSC is an entirely indigenous facility working on the development of sounding rockets, the Rohini and Menaka launchers, and SLV, ASLV, PSLV, GSLV and GSLV Mk III families of launch vehicles.

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