This book starts by saying "I have wings ,i will fly . fly and fly. Dr kamal was born in Rameswaram Which was near the sea.Once childhood has lot of impact on kids. Kamal's teacher taught him about flight dynamics. He read a lot of books like Thomas Hardy,Leo tolstoy and Walter Scott.In his life time many authors sent him their books to see what he thought about their books.
When studying at M.IT.he says he had great teachers . They made him hardworking. dedicated and precise in his thinking.His dream was to work for the Indian Air force . But he didnot get selected for this. Flying like the birds was his dream.He developed a hoovercraft for the air force called Nandi.
Dr Kamal's next milestone was being selected to the Indian Committee of Space research.He worked as a rocket engineer. It was the most exciting work of mylife says Kamal Developing Indian Technogoly will help a long way in making India self-sufficient as far as technology was concerned. Dr kamal worked towards this goal.
Thus a project on developing SLV was started. .He still thought of his father and mother.They were dead but he still remembred the values taught by them.He earned both Padma Bushan and Bharta Ratna. He played a pivot role in launch of Agni and privti missles.
He was surprised when the P.M .called him. He was asked to take the post of President. He liked teaching . But he thought if i became president i could make people hear about his developed indian vision.
All this could be achived by having a discipled life style.He began his with a morning walk.The morning was quite and it gave kalam time to think.He had time to reflect on all the projects related to missles.
Also there are skteches that he has drawn to help understand what he is saying. He ends the book by words of wisedom to the young mind . He says have aim in life, get knowledge to achieve those aimswork towards the goal and many more useful things to make your life a success.People from all walks of life should read this book.