Chandrayaan-2 successful launch: Union ministers congratulate ISRO scientists

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Jul 22, 2019, 03.54 PM(IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

GSLV MK-III successfully injects Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into Earth Orbit. Photograph:( IANS )

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted, 'Congratulations on #Chandrayaan2. Compliments to the entire team @isro.'

As Chandrayaan-2 successfully launched on July 22, all the Union ministers congratulated the scientists of Indan Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted, ''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 tweeted, ''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.''


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted, ''Congratulations on #Chandrayaan2. Compliments to the entire team @isro.''


Chandrayaan-2 will explore a region of Moon where no mission has ever set foot. The spacecraft consists of an orbiter, a lander, and a rover together referred to as "composite body."

This mission will make India the fourth country after the US, Russia, and China to carry out a soft landing on Moon.

Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated ISRO scientists and also said, ''The launch of #Chandrayaan2 illustrates the prowess of our scientists and the determination of 130 crore Indians to scale new frontiers of science.''