Mission Chandrayaan 2: Indian is immensely proud today, says PM Narendra Modi

By Rajan Nath -- July 22, 2019 3:07 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Mission Chandrayaan 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Indian is immensely proud today after the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has created history as it launched GSLVMkIII-M1 from Sriharikota on Monday.

PM Narendra Modi said, "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".

Furthermore, he said, "Indian at heart, Indian in spirit! What would make every Indian overjoyed is the fact that Chandrayaan 2 is a fully indigenous mission. It will have an Orbiter for remote sensing the Moon and also a Lander-Rover module for analysis of lunar surface".

"Chandrayaan 2 is unique because it will explore and perform studies on the south pole region of lunar terrain which is not explored and sampled by any past mission. This mission will offer new knowledge about the Moon", said PM Modi in a tweet.

At last, PM Modi said, "Efforts such as Chandrayaan 2 will further encourage our bright youngsters towards science, top-quality research, and innovation. Thanks to Chandrayaan, India’s Lunar Programme will get a substantial boost. Our existing knowledge of the Moon will be significantly enhanced".

-PTC News

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