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Chandrayaan 2: Capt Amarinder Singh Salutes ISRO For Examplary Feats

Written By Chetna Kapoor | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday took to his Twitter handle to praise the ISRO scientists for their hard work. Read his full tweet here
  • India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lost of communication with the Vikram Lander just two minutes before its scheduled touch-down on the Lunar surface.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday took to his Twitter handle to praise the ISRO scientists for their hard work. India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lost of communication with the Vikram Lander just 2.1 km before it was to reach the Lunar surface. Read Amarinder Singh's full tweet below -

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Prime Minister Modi: There will be a new dawn

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked ISRO scientists not to get disheartened by the hurdles in the moon mission Chandrayaan-2 and asserted that there will be a "new dawn". He upheld that there were no setbacks in science, just efforts and experiments, and highlighted the significance of resilience and tenacity to India's ethos.

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Addressing the scientists hours after ISRO announced that it had lost communication with the lander, he also said that the country's determination to land on the moon has become even stronger. "We came very close, but we need to cover more ground.... Learnings from today will make us stronger and better," he told the scientists, adding, "The best is yet to come in our space programme. India is with you."

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