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Political leaders congratulate ISRO on successful Chandrayaan-2 launch

Applauding ISRO’s successful launch of India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2, various political leader commended the work of ISRO’s scientist.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his twitter account wrote,“Special moments that will be etched in the annals of our glorious history! The launch of Chandrayaan 2 illustrates the prowess of our scientists and the determination of 130 crore Indians to scale new frontiers of science. Every Indian is immensely proud today!”

President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the scientist and engineers for furthering country’s indigenous space progaramme. He wrote,” The historic launch of #Chandrayaan2 from Sriharikota is a proud moment for all Indians. Congratulations to our scientists and engineers for furthering India’s indigenous space programme. May @ISRO continue to master new technologies, and continue to conquer new frontiers.”

Home Minister Amit Shah also congratulated the scientist for their achievement. He wrote,”I congratulate our scientists at @isro for the successful launch of #Chandrayaan2 and setting yet another benchmark in the field of space technology. A grateful nation is proud of them. I also thank PM Modi ji for encouraging our institutions for setting new standards everytime.”

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also congratulated the scientist saying that the scientist scripted a new chapter in India’s space history. He wrote,” “Congratulations to ISRO scientists on flawless launching of #Chandrayaan2 from Sriharikota Team ISRO scripted a new chapter in India’s space history with the launch of this ambitious and indigenous Mission to Moon. The nation is extremely proud of its scientists and Team ISRO.”

 

India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 aimed at landing a rover on unchartered Lunar South Pole was launched on Monday onboard the country’s most powerful geosynchronous launch vehicle from the spacesport here Monday.

The three-stage rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here at 2.43 p.m amid cloudy skies, a week after the earlier launch was called off on July 15 following a technical snag observed during the propellant filling stage.

It will inject the 3,850-kg Chandrayaan-2 into Earth orbit, about 16 minutes later, marking the first phase of the ambitious mission that will take about 48 days to land on the moon surface.

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