Twitter hails ISRO for successful launch of Chandrayaan 2
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 on Monday at 2:43 PM from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.
New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 on Monday at 2:43 PM from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.
Earlier, ISRO had aborted launch of Chandrayaan-2 on July 15 (Sunday) due to a technical snag which was spotted just 56 minutes before the planned launch of the ambitious mission,
Congratulating the team for a successful launch, ISRO chief K Sivan said, "After that technical snag we had, we fixed it & now ISRO has bounced back with flying colours."
People from all walks of life have expressed their joy on Twitter over the historic launch. Check out the tweets.
Congratulation @ISRO team for the successfully launching mission #Chandrayaan2 pic.twitter.com/HjcbxMmSDQ
— laxman ghodke (@laxmanghodke12) July 22, 2019
A billion Indian dreams takes off! Congrats to @isro & our gifted scientists for their efforts in launching #Chandrayaan2 moon mission! Proud to be an Indian! pic.twitter.com/01oNEaaRSu — Rakesh Yadav (@Rakesh15199) July 22, 2019
I salute @Isro scientists for making India a space super power by successfully launching #Chandrayaan2. I wish the mission a grand success. pic.twitter.com/neZbEiLKMV
— Pooja Sharma (@Pooja_Sharma23) July 22, 2019
#ISRO has yet again accomplished a mammoth feat. Salute to the team who have spent countless days ensuring the success of #Chandrayaan2 @isro pic.twitter.com/vDUAjlRDaI — Priyanshu Rajput (Kartik) (@kaartik1208) July 22, 2019
— Vivek Kanani (@VivekKanani12) July 22, 2019
The main objective of the mission is to explore the unchartered Lunar south pole by landing a rover.
Only three countries - the United States, Russia and China - have made soft landings but these have been on the North Pole of the Lunar Surface.