G. Madhavan Nair Quotes (1 quote)
“Twenty years from now, when space travel is likely to become mundane like airline travel today, we don't want to be buying travel tickets on other people's space vehicles.”
―G. Madhavan Nair
Quoted in Pallava Bagla, India's growing strides in space,, BBC News (2008-04-30)
“Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).”
The Virtue of Selfishness (1964 edition), Penguin - ISBN: 9781101137222
As quoted by Dick Cavett, in The Swimmers, The New York Times (3 June 2007)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsG. Madhavan Nair
Born: October 31, 1943 (age 74)
Bio: G. Madhavan Nair is the former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation and Secretary to the Department of Space, Government of India since September 2003. He is also the Chairman, Space Commission and acts as the Chairman of Governing Body of the Antrix Corporation, Bangalore. Madhavan Nair was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honour, on January 26, 2009.