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President, Vice President , PM Modi congratulates Team ISRO

In a series of tweets, President Ram Nath Kovind said, the historic launch of Chandrayaan-2 is a proud moment for all Indians.He said, Chandrayaan-2 will be the first spacecraft to land close to the moon’s South Pole in some 50 days from now.The mission is expected to lead to new discoveries and enrich the knowledge systems. President congratulated the scientists and engineers for furthering India’s indigenous space programme.He hoped that ISRO will continue to master new technologies and conquer new frontiers.

Vice President Naidu said, the successful landing of Chandrayaan-2, on the moon in a few weeks will make India the fourth country to do so.He also conveyed his best wishes for the successful culmination of the mission.Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the launch of Chandrayaan-2 illustrates the prowess of country’s scientists and the determination of 130 crore Indians to scale new frontiers of science. 

In a series of tweets, PM Modi said, Chandrayaan-2 is unique because it will explore and perform studies on the South pole region of lunar terrain which was not explored and sampled by any past mission.

He said, it is a matter of great happiness that Chandrayaan- 2 is a fully indigenous mission. He said, this mission will offer new knowledge about the Moon.

Prime Minister said, efforts such as Chandrayaan-2 will further encourage India’s youth towards science, top-quality research and innovation. He said, every Indian is immensely proud today. 

PM Modi said, India’s Lunar Programme will get a substantial boost, thanks to Chandrayaan.

He said, the existing knowledge of the moon will be significantly enhanced and added, it is a special moment that will be etched in the annals of the country’s glorious history. 

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