Indian Space Research organization ISRO has acknowledged the support it received after it lost contact with lander Vikram during its determined Moon mission, Chandrayaan 2, earlier this month.
“Thank you for standing by us. We will proceed to keep going forward – motivated by the hopes and dreams of Indians across the world!” ISRO tweeted.
ISRO had intended to land the moon probe on the south pole to notice water in the everlastingly shadowed areas around it. when the lander was at an altitude of 2.1 kilometers, the ISRO control room lost the signal with the lander Vikram.
The significant Moon landing effort was praised in India and abroad. PM Modi, who was in the control room at the time, had delivered a speech ISRO scientists hours after it lost contact with the lander.
“In our glorious history, we have faced moments that may have slowed us but they have never packed down our spirit. We have bounced back again and gone on to do fantastic things. This is why our nation stands tall,” he had said, urging the scientists not to be disheartened with the setback.
ISRO Cheif was consoled by PM Narendra Modi after his emotional broke down in public.
The space organization and Dr. Sivan had inward huge support on social media. Politicians across all parties had also praised the organization for its efforts.
ISRO’s Moon landing effort was also praised by the US space agency NASA, which said, “Space is hard. We acclaim ISRO’s attempt to land Chandrayaan 2 mission on the Moon’s the South Pole. You have aspired and inspired us with your journey and look forward to future opportunities to enhance our solar system together.”