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"You Are Our Hero ISRO": Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee

Written By Chetna Kapoor | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Kamal Haasan, Amitabh Bachchan, and Taapsee Pannu praised the hard work put in by the ISRO scientists. Read here
  • Modi delivered a message of optimism, solidarity and hope to scientists in an address, which was broadcast live, hours after the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced that it had lost communication with the lander.

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". ISRO's plan to soft land Chandrayaan-2's Vikram module on the Lunar surface did not go as per script in the early hours of Saturday, with the lander losing communication with ground stations during its final descent.

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Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Kamal Haasan, Amitabh Bachchan, and Taapsee Pannu took to their Twitter handles to praise the hard work put in by the ISRO scientists. They said they were 'proud of ISRO'. For those unaware, Taapsee featured in a super-hit film 'Mission Mangal', a story revolving around MOM. The actress couldn't hold back her tears and wrote 'You are our hero ISRO'. Read their full tweets below -

MODI SPEECH

Modi delivered a message of optimism, solidarity and hope to scientists in an address, which was broadcast live, hours after the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced that it had lost communication with the lander. The nation is proud of them and stands with them, he said.

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"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. "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," he added.

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(With PTI inputs)
 

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