Indian women scientists who are inspiring millions

February 11, By Nandini Mukherji

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Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan

Her technology that is responsible for bringing information from Pluto, is onboard NASA's New Horizon mission. (Image: Twitter)

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Tessy Thomas

She designed the guidance scheme for long-range missile systems, which is used in all Agni missiles at DRDO. (Image: Twitter)

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Gagandeep Kang

A virologist and scientist, her interdisciplinary research focuses on the transmission, development, and prevention of enteric infections. (Image: Twitter)

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Ritu Karidhal

As Mission Director of the Chandrayaan-2 mission, she is known for role in helming one of the Mars Orbitter Mission. (Image: Twitter)

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Muthayya Vanitha

The Project Director of Chandrayaan-2, she is the first woman to lead the interplanetary mission at ISRO. (Image: Twitter)

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Mangala Mani

She is ISRO’s first woman scientist to spend more than a year in the icy landscape of Antarctica, operating ISRO’s ground station. (Image: Twitter)

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Chandrima Shah

A specialist in cell biology, she is the first ever woman president of the Indian National Science Academy. (Image: Twitter)

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