Professor Sachdev Inducted Into Society of Satellite Professionals International Hall of Fame

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On March 25, 2009, Professor DK Sachdev was inducted into the Society of Sattelite Professionals International Hall of Fame. Along with four other inductees, Prof. Sachdev's career achievements were honored.

Professor Sachdev

The SSPI Hall of Fame, initiated in 1987, recognizes the invaluable contributions of the visionaries and pioneers who have made possible the age of satellite communications.  Honoring individuals who, throughout their careers, have made a truly unique and significant contribution to the industry, the Hall of Fame salutes a lifetime of achievement in advancing science and technology or in helping to build the political and commercial foundations of the industry.

Prof. Sachdev was recognized for the following achievements: President, SpaceTel Consultancy, for a professional career devoted to innovation in satellite, first with an Indian manufacturer of earth stations, then with Intelsat and Worldspace, and finally as a professor of engineering at George Mason University.