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"It Doesn't Take Lesson In Rocket Science...": Mumbai Police's Chandrayaan 2 Reference To Promote Importance Of Wearing A Helmet Is Winning The Internet

Written By Koushik Narayanan | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Mumbai Police's Twitter handle is known to be creative and informative to spread awareness road safety among the citizens
  • On the launch day of the prestigious Chandrayaan 2, the Mumbai Police took to Twitter to aware people about the importance of wearing helmets
  • ISRO is set to launch the Chandrayaan 2 on July 22 at 02:43 PM

The Twitter handle of the Mumbai Police is known to be creative and informative at the same time as they use the references of issues and puns that is of a larger significance to promote safety and awareness among the citizens. 

On the launch day of the prestigious Chandrayaan 2, the Mumbai Police took to Twitter to spread awareness about the use of helmets by two-wheeler riders for road safety. Pointing out that astronauts wear helmets in zero gravity, Mumbai Police asked why the people in the city don't use helmets when the gravity is six times more. Sharing an animated video of the astronauts wearing helmets on the moon, the tweet said that "it does not take a lesson in rocket science to know the significance of wearing a helmet while riding". 

Read the tweet here:

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The animated video shows an astronaut touching down on the moon, wearing a helmet followed by a picture of a helmet-less two-wheeler rider taking a ride. The city police use the social media platform in such innovative ways to drive home the message of safety and awareness. 

Meanwhile, the ISRO is set to launch the Chandrayaan 2 on July 22 at 02:43 PM. The launch countdown commenced on Sunday at 6:43 PM. 

Earlier it was scheduled to launch on July 15, but it was called off due to a technical snag, as reported by ISRO. Dubbed as the most challenging mission undertaken by the ISRO, Chandrayaan 2 is a continuation of India's space exploration programs. The main aim of the Chandrayaan 2 is to attempt to make a soft-land on the Moon's surface, the aim is to make lander -Vikram and rover- Pragyan in a high plain between two craters, Manzinus C and Simpelius N, at a latitude of about 70° south.

ISRO is undertaking the ambitious moon mission and said that the Moon is the closest cosmic body at which space discovery can be attempted and documented.

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