Chandrayaan 3: President Murmu praises ISRO, everybody involved in India’s lunar mission
New Delhi: After watching live telecast of the moon landing of Vikram lander, President Droupadi Murmu today conveyed her congratulatory message to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and everyone associated with the Chandrayaan-3 lunar mission.
Taking to her official Twitter handle, the President wrote, “There are days when history is made. Today, with the successful moon landing of the Chandrayaan-3 mission, our scientists have not only made history but also remade the idea of geography! It is truly a momentous occasion, the kind of event that happens once in a lifetime, making all Indians proud.”
“I congratulate ISRO and everybody involved in this mission and wish them greater accomplishments ahead. The success of Chandrayaan, I believe, is also a major achievement for the whole of humankind. It shows how India has harnessed its rich traditional knowledge base along with modern science in the service of humanity,” the President said.
Notably, a communication link has been established between Ch-3 Lander and MOX-ISTRAC in Bengaluru. Vikram has sent images from the Lander Horizontal Velocity Camera taken during the descent.