Moments after ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 lifted off from Sriharikota and successfully injected into Earth Orbit, the President Ram Nath Kovind hailed the scientists and engineers for 'furthering India's indigenous space program'
In a series of tweets, the President said that the mission is expected to lead to 'new discoveries and enrich our knowledge systems,' moreover, extended his wishes to ISRO saying that may they 'master new technologies, and continue to conquer new frontiers.'
ISRO launched its moon mission Chandrayaan-2, at the scheduled time of 2:43 PM on July 22 and moments after that tweeted about the successful injection of the 'Bahubali' into Earth's Orbit. This moon-lander and rover mission aims to investigate the unexplored south pole of the moon. With Chandrayaan-2 India aims at the soft landing on the Moon.
Hailing the launch, PM Modi thanked Chandrayaan for giving India's Lunar Program a 'substantial boost.' He elaborated on the uniqueness of Chandrayaan2 and how it will explore the unexplored south pole region, which will offer 'new knowledge' about the Moon.