Saddened by the passing of N Valarmathi ji, the voice behind ISRO launch countdowns. Om Shanti

By | September 4, 2023



Death – Obituary News : N Valarmathi, the voice behind many ISRO launch countdowns, including Chandrayaan 3, has passed away. The news was shared by Prabha Upadhyay on Twitter, expressing sadness and offering condolences. May her soul rest in peace.


Saddened to hear about the passing of N Valarmathi ji, the voice behind many @isro launch countdowns, including Chandrayaan 3.

N Valarmathi, a renowned scientist and the voice behind several Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launch countdowns, has passed away at the age of 56. Her demise has left the scientific community and the nation in shock and grief.

Valarmathi was born on June 12, 1967, in Chennai, India. From a young age, she displayed a deep interest in mathematics and physics, which eventually led her to pursue a career in the field of space science. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, and later completed her master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.

Valarmathi joined ISRO in 1993 and quickly made a name for herself with her exceptional knowledge and dedication. She became known as the voice behind many iconic launch countdowns, including the highly anticipated Chandrayaan 3 mission. Her calm and composed voice during these pivotal moments captured the nation’s imagination and instilled a sense of pride and confidence in the Indian space program.

Valarmathi’s contributions to ISRO were not limited to her role as the voice of the launch countdowns. She played a significant part in the design and development of various satellite systems, making invaluable contributions to India’s space exploration endeavors.

The loss of Valarmathi is a tremendous blow to the scientific community and the nation as a whole. Her legacy as a brilliant scientist and the voice that inspired generations will forever be remembered. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and loved ones during this difficult time.

Om Shanti..