Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and YSR Congress Party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday has displayed solidarity with ISRO. The country stood with ISRO after the Vikram Lander lost communication with ground stations during the historic Moon mission.
In a tweet, Jagan Mohan Reddy said that 'We were almost there', pointing out to the much-anticipated landing in the Chandrayaan-2 mission. He also lauded the scientists for their consistent efforts and said that the country is proud of them. Apart from this, Reddy also said that setbacks were the stepping stones for success. Jagan Mohan Reddy concluded by saying that the nation stands with ISRO.
We were almost there! India is proud of our scientists. A minor setback in the last stanza is a stepping stone for success. The nation stands with ISRO team at this hour and appreciates the exemplary efforts. 👏— YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (@ysjagan) September 7, 2019
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 and better tomorrow".
"We came very close but we need to cover more ground in the times to come. Learning from today will make us stronger and better. The nation is proud of our space programme and scientists. The best is yet to come in our space programme. There are new frontiers to discover and new places to go. India is with you," Modi said in his address at the ISRO centre in Bengaluru.
"Effort was worth it and so was the journey. It will make us stronger and better. There will be a new dawn and better tomorrow... I am with you, nation is with you," the Prime Minister added.
PM Modi has said that ISRO is a source of inspiration. "As important as the final result is the journey and the efforts. I can proudly say that efforts were worth it and so was the journey. Our team worked hard and traveled far and those teachings will always remain with us. We will look back on the journey and effort with great satisfaction." The Prime Minister said.
"The learning from today will make us stronger and better. There will be a new dawn and a brighter tomorrow very soon. It is our culture to work hard without worrying about the result. Our history of thousand years has proven several times that we don't stop when the problem arrives. ISRO is also an example of our strong will power." he added.