ISRO Scientist Behind Chandrayaan 3 Final Countdown Passed Away
N Valarmathi, the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist and the iconic voice behind the agency's rocket countdown launches, passed away at the age of 64 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. According to reports, she suffered a heart-attack on September 3. Chandrayaan-3 was her final countdown announcement in July. Besides Chandrayan 3, she was project director of RISAT-1, India's first indigenously-developed Radar Imaging Satellite.