President congratulates successful launch of Chandrayaan-1October 22nd, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today congratulated G. Madhavan Nair and his team at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of Chandrayaan-1.
In a message to Nair from Guwahati, the President said, “Congratulations to you and your team at the ISRO for the successful launch of Chandrayaan-1 which is now on its journey to the Moon. This day shall go down as a landmark in our space programme, a day which will inspire our space scientists to further work on our mission to put an Indian astronaut into space using an Indian space capsule.”
“I am keenly looking forward to the entry of Chandrayaan-1 into the lunar orbit a few days from now,” she added.
Patil is on a tour of North-Eastern states. (ANI)
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